Associate in Science in Communication
Harrisburg Area Community College

Program Details

The online Associate in Science in Communication is a journalism degree from Harrisburg Area Community College.  A degree in journalism is ideal for individuals who enjoy finding ways to communicate messages, express ideas, and engage with others.  Courses will help students gain critical thinking skills, communicate verbally or through writing, engage in diverse relationships, express ideas persuasively and ethically, and use technology to create messages.  You will learn to analyze significant issues in the history, theory, and criticism of communication while gaining basic skills needed in various communication fields.  This journalism degree allows students to choose a concentration based on their interests and career goals from these options:

  • Human Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Journalism 

This Associates degree can be used to enter the workforce or students can transfer their credits to four-year colleges or institutions to pursue bachelor’s degrees in their concentrations.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Harrisburg Area Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Official College Transcript(s)