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Mineral Area College Communication Studies Major Agreement

  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not met the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have a course by course transcript evaluation performed. Students are encouraged to complete Fontbonne University’s   42/Credit Hours of General Education Requirements.   Please refer to the General Education Requirements listed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements. 
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central Community College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Communication Studies Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major:   Communication Studies
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Arts

Major Requirements



Eng 144 Public Speaking  (GER/MAJOR)

COM 102 Public Speaking  (GER/MAJOR)

Eng 167 Interpersonal Communication  (GER/MAJOR)

COM 103 Interpersonal Communication  (GER/MAJOR)



Broadcasting Concentration:


No Equivalent Courses

The Broadcast Center will determine if a course is equivalent



Journalism Concentration:


Eng 265 Applied Journalism

COM 208 Newspaper Workshop



Professional Writing Concentration:


6 hours in creative writing or journalism courses




Public Relations Concentration:


BUS 233 Marketing

BUS 233 Marketing Principles

For additional information on the Communication Studies Program, please contact:

Dr. Heather Norton
Department of English & Communications Studies
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 719-3641
OR Dorothy Davis
Director of Transfer Recruitment
Admission Office
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 889-1475