Associate of Arts with a Communications Emphasis

Program Summary:

An Associate of Arts degree provides a quality educational experience to students, exposes them to various disciplines, and prepares them for further study in the US higher education system. This program prepares students to obtain a four-year degree by meeting the requirements of the first two years. In addition, this program has an emphasis in communications, which prepare students to start a career in the communication field. After completing this degree, students can find employment or can continue on and complete a four-year degree at The American Campus.

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Application Requirements:
  1. Complete TAC application form
  2. Submit photo ID (passport preferred)
  3. Submit official copy of secondary school results: Transcripts, O-level results, or A-level results
    *Students may apply by uploading soft copies of documents but must provide original hard copies upon acceptance into a degree program.
  4. Submit proof of competence in the English language with one of the following:
  • TOEFL exam score of: 500 on the paper-based test, 173 on the computer-based test, or 61 on the internet-based test (iBT).
    *Scores more than two years old are not accepted.
  • IELTS score of 5.5 overall band score with a minimum of 5.0 on each sub scale
    *Scores more than two years old are not accepted.
  • Students who completed high school in the English language are eligible for an alternative English Interview and Essay in place of TOEFL or IELTS Examinations. Contact admissions@tac.education for more instructions regarding TAC’s English Interview and Essay for this program.
Potential Career Paths:
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Electronic Media
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Politics
Course List:

DCC 101 Dawson College Success

PHL 101 Introduction to Philosophy

PSYX 100 Intro to Psychology

SOCI 101 Intro to Sociology

ENSC 105 Environmental Science

PHSX 105 Fundamentals of Physical Science

PHSX 106 Fundamentals of Physical Science Lab

STAT 216 Intro to Statistics

CAPP 131 Basic Microsoft Office

SOCI 201 Social Problems

PHL 110 Introduction to Ethics

ACTG 101 Accounting Procedures 1

BGEN 105 Introduction to Business

WRIT 101 College Writing 1

CRWR 240 Intro to Creative Writing

WRIT 201 College Writing 2

WRIT 122 Intro to Business Writing

JO 105 Intro to Journalism

COMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking

COMX 115 Intro to Interpersonal Communications

COMX 291 Special Topics

COMX 298 Internship

 

Estimated Cost:
International Students (USD)
Year 1Year 2
Tuition6,6006,600
Fees150100
Books300300
Housing1,8501,850
Living Expenses1,8001,800
Yearly Total10,70010,650
Grand Total21,350
Mauritian Students (MUR)
Year 1Year 2
Tuition300,000300,000
Fees3,5003,500
Books10,50010,500
Yearly Total314,000314,000
Grand Total628,000