1 Foreign language hours must be in the same language.
2 Select any Speech course from Communications in the Core Curriculum Course List.
3 The second semester RadioTelevisionFilm course must be chosen from the following: DRAM 2366, DRAM 2367, COMM 2331, COMM 1336, COMM 2339, or COMM 2325.
4 Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
5 The literature course must be chosen from the following: ENGL 2322, ENGL 2323, ENGL 2327, ENGL 2328, ENGL 2332, ENGL 2333, ENGL 2342, ENGL 2343.
+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions.
Final approval of degree plan for graduation is provided by the Admissions Office. Application for graduation must be on file in the Admissions Office before the published deadline of the student’s final semester. The ACC Catalog contains important information about graduation.
ACC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS COMM 1335 INTRODUCTION TO RADIO AND TELEVISION (3-3-0). A survey of the principles and trends involved in radio and television broadcasting, cable, and the other electronic media, including programming, regulation, business practices, and international telecommunications. Activities in analyzing various types of radio and television programs. Skills: E
ENGL 1301 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3-3-0). A study of the principles of composition with emphasis on language, the mechanics of writing, the types of discourse, and research and documentation. Skills: E
ENGL 1302 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3-3-0). A continuation of English 1301 with emphasis on analysis of readings in prose fiction. Skills: E Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 or equivalent with minimum grade of "C".
GOVT 2305 UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT (3-3-0). This course is an introduction to United States national government. The course includes a framework for understanding United States government and politics and the constitutional basis for the processes, the institutions, and the policies of United States government and politics.
Minorities SpecializationThis course views national government through the perspectives of its political cultures. Four groups are identified and studied: African-Americans, Hispanics, Asian-Americans, and Native Americans. Study of the United States Constitution and the institutions and processes of the United States government are an integral part of this course. However, students do not attend scheduled classes, but study a textbook and use web-based resources to complete assignments. Students must complete an online orientation during the first week of classes, take all exams in ACC testing centers, and maintain satisfactory progress in the course to remain enrolled. Students are required to have an Internet account to take this course. ACC does not provide Internet accounts. Skills: E Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 with a grade of C or better. GOVT 2306 TEXAS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (3-3-0). This course is an introduction to Texas state and local government. The course includes an introduction to a framework for analyzing Texas government and politics and the constitutional basis for the processes, the institutions, and the policies of Texas government and politics.
Land Use SpecializationThis course is an introduction to Texas state and local government with an emphasis on land use policy. The course includes the powers and practices of local governments in controlling land use. Topics include annexation, extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), the legal issue of "takings," eminent domain, zoning, Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs), environmental impact considerations, subdivision ordinances, and deed restrictions. This course substitutes for GOVT 2306 for degree and graduation requirements. Skills: E Prerequisites: ENGL 1301 with a grade of C or better. HIST 1301 UNITED STATES HISTORY I (3-3-0). A study of the history of the United States to 1877. Skills: E
HIST 1302 UNITED STATES HISTORY II (3-3-0). A study of the history of the United States from 1877 to present. Skills: E