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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Temple University Communication Articulation Agreement

ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Between Delaware County Community College and
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Associate in Arts in Communication Arts: Communication Studies Option to
the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies: Communication & Entrepreneurship Track
(EFFECTIVE FALL 2018)

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) and Temple University (Temple) enter into this agreement in order to facililate the transfer of studenls with an Associate in Arts in Communicalion Arts (Communication Studies Options) to the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies: Communication & Entrepreneurship Track in Temple's Klein College of Media & Communication.

Students who transfer to Temple with the Associate in Arts in Communication Arts (Communication Studies Options) from DCCC will be required to complete the 45+ GenEd requirements unless they have been certified as meeling the requirements for GenEd{o-GenEd as specified on page 4. Students who complete the DCCC cuniculum specified on page 4 of this agreement are guaranteed the transfer credit for courses indicated in that seclion. Courses not listed there, but brought into Temple in transfer by a student covered by this agreement, will be granted credit according to standard Temple-Delaware County Community College equivalencies. 

Students who complete the DCCC curriculum specilled on page 4 of this agreement and the additional requirements specified on page 6 of this agreement will be able to complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies: Communication & Entrepreneurship Track in four semesters by completing the Communication Arts coursework specified on page 6 and the remaining General Education requirements as a matriculated Temple University student, assuming all applicable Temple grade and other requirements are
met to the satisfaction of Temple.

This agreement does nol change the regular Temple policy that grants transfer credit to courses taken elsewhere only if they were completed with a grade of C or higher.

Students who transfer under the terms of this agreement are responsible for meeting requirements in their major field of study and any other curricular requirements applying to all Temple students that were in effect at Temple at the time of their matriculation to Temple. These students will abide by the policies and procedures, and any revisions thereof that apply to all Temple students.

This agreement does nol cover studenls who transfer from Delaware County Community College to Temple without first completing the Associate in Arts in Communication Arts (Communication Studies Options).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION TO TEMPLE

1 . Students entering Temple under the terms of this agreemenl must meet all regular Temple admissions requiremenls and all applicable Temple requirements and deadlines pertaining to application for admission and payment of tuition and fees.
2. Because lhe Delaware County Community College Associate in Arts in Communication Arts (Communication Studies Options), is not covered by the GenEd to GenEd Transfer Agreement, students under this agreement must satisfy all the General Education requirements for the 45+ GenEd program not completed as part of the Associate in Arts in Communication Arts (Communication Studies Options) - to eam the B.A. in Communication Studies - Communication & Entrepreneurship Track.
3. Temple requires that all transfer courses are completed with a grade of c or higher. consequenfly,

Delaware County Community College courses equivalent to Temple courses, t;ken under the terms of this agreement, will receive transfer credit at Temple only if completed with a grade of C or higher. 4. Temple University requires that all undergraduale degree candidates complete 45 hours of the last 60 hours of the degree or program as matriculaled studenls at Temple University. lf a matriculated student previously took Temple courses on a non-matriculated basis, those courses are counted towards this requirernent.

JOINT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MAINTENANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT

Delaware County Community College will maintain and distribute information about the current form of this agreement, and any changes relevant to it, to students, counselors, advisors, and faculty.

Temple University's Klein College of Media & Communication will keep appropriate Temple offices and staff (including the Omce of Undergraduate Studies and Admissions office) informed of this agreement and any modifications thereto, will post needed DARS exceptions specified in the agreemenl, and will be responsible for distributing information concerning any changes.

Both institutions will encourage Delaware County Community College students to meet with representatives of Temple University to discuss issues related to admissions and financial aid well in advance of lheir expected date of entry.

Faculty from each institution teaching in lhe curriculum for which this agreement has been developed will be encouraged to meet at least once annually to discuss issues of curriculum and student development.

Temple University and Delaware County Community College will collaborate when possible on research activities that will help assess the effectiveness of this transfer program in meeting the needs of students transferring from Delaware County Community College to Temple University.

REVISION. RENEWAL AND TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT

The Dean's Office of Temple's Klein College of Media & Communication and Delaware County Community College Transfer Office are responsible for identifying, and communicating to each other, changes in their respective courses, requirements, or policies that affect this agreement.

This agreement will be in effect as of Fall 2018, will be reviewed annually by the Dean's Office of Temple's Klein College of Media & Communication and the Delaware County Community College Transfer Office, and will automatically be renewed until superseded by a new agreement or formally terminated. Revisions in the course equivalency lists may be made with the verbal consent of the representatives of the two schools; major revisions to this agreement require lheir signatures on a letter of agreement or a revised version of the
agreement. All revisions, however, require lhat documentation is sent and approved by Temple's Office of Undergraduate Studies to ensure that updates are made to the appropriate systems in order to effectively implement this agreement. Either institution may terminate this agreement at any time by written notice at least one year in advance of the effective date of termination. Should this agreement be terminated, it is understood that the termination will not apply to students already accepted to Temple University under the terms of this
agreemenl, but not yet enrolled in classes at Temple.

Delaware County Community College and Temple University understand that they shall act in an independent capacity in the performance of this agreement, and shall not be considered as employees, agents, affiliates, or subsidiaries of each other. Neither Temple nor Delaware County Community College have the right to bind or obligate one another in any manner inconsislent with or unrelaled to this agreement. This agreement is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Associate in Arts in Communication Arts (Communication Studies Option) To
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, Communication and Entrepreneurship Track
(Effective Fall 2018)

DCCC     Temple  
First Semester   Credits    
ENG 100 English Composition I 3 ENG 0802 Analytic Reading & Writing
COMM 100 Interpersonal Communication 3   CSI Elective
DPR 100 or DPR 101 Intro to Info Tech or Intro to Comp Sc 3 CIS L*** CIS Elective
HIS 110
HIS 120
HIS 150 or
HIS 160

America History I
American History II
World Civiilizations I or
World Civilizations II

3

HIST 1101
HIST 1102
HIST 1701
HIST 1702

Hitory of US 1600-1877
History of US 1877-Present
Ancient World to 1500
Modern HIstory Since 1500

 

  Humanities Elective 3   Dependent upon course selection
  Semeser Credits 15    
Second Semester        
ENG 112  English Composition II: Writing about Literature 3 ENGL T*** English Elective
COMM 104 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 MSP 1021 Media & Society

MAT 120
MAT 151
MAT 152 or
MAT 160

Modern College Mathematics
College Algebra
Precalculus or
Calculus I

MATH L*** (QA)
MATH L*** (QA)
MATH L*** (QA)
MATH 1041 (QA)
  Math Elective or
Calculus I
  Any transferable Scientific Inquiry designated science course 4   Dependent upon course selection
  Humanities Elective 3   Dependent upon course selection
  Semester Credits 16-17    
Third Semester        
COMM 111 Public Speaking 3 CSI 1111 Public Speaking
COMM 102 or 105 Communication Across Cultures or Small Group Communication 3 CSI Elective  
  Any PSY or SOC Course 3   Dependent upon selection
  Science or Mathematics Elective 3-4   Depdendent upon selection
  Semester Credits 15-16    
Fourth Semester        
  Program Elective
Recommend BUS 230
Principles of Marketing
3   Dependent upon course selection
  Program Elective
Recommend COMM 200
Argumentation & Debate
3   Dependent upon course selectrion
  Humanities Elective 3   Dependent upon course selectrion
  Social Science Elective 3   Dependent upon course selectrion
 

Open Elective:
Recommend COMM 201
Communication Theory

3   Dependent upon course selectrion
  Semester Credits 15    
  Total Program Credits 61-63    

Notes:

1) To ensure students are eligible to transfer under the terms to Temple's GenEd-to-GenEd agreement, they must complete a mathematics course equivalent to Temple's QA,/QB level math. Courses at DCCC that satisfy this requirement include: MAT 120, 121, 152, and MAT 160. Students who transfer without the recommended Mathematics courses will be required to complele Temple's 45+ General Education requirements and will require additional time to degree completion.
2) Students should select BUS 230: Principles of Marketing. BUS 230 transfers to Temple as MKTG 2101 : Marketing Management. |\,4KTG 2101 will be used to satisfy AOV 2111: Principles of iilarketing via DARS exception. ADV 2111 satisfies a major requirement for the Communication Studies (Communication & Entrepreneur Track) at Temple.
3) Students should select COMM 200: Argumentation & Debate. COMM 200 transfers to Temple as CSI 21 1 1 : Argumentation & Advocacy and satisfies a major requirement.
4) Students should select COlvlM 201 : Communication Theory. COMM 201 transfers to Temple as MSP 101 1 : lntroduction to l,4edia Theory and satisfies a major requirement.
5) To see how DCCC courses transfer to Temple, students should refer to Temple's Transfer Equivalency Tool: htto://admissions.temple.edu/transfer-eouivalencv-tool. Students should meet with a Transfer Advisor at DCCC to review which courses meet the 45+ General Education requirements.

lf the suggested c/asses are successfully completed, and an Associate in Ads in Communication Ais,Communication Studies Option is awarded from DCCC, the remaining four semeslers for the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (Communication & Entrepreneur Track) degree are as follows:

Fifth Semester   Credits
COMM 1111 Communication and Public Life 3
KLEIN 2001 Klein College Experience 1

ADV 2141 or
MSP 2141 or
JRN 2101

Introduction to Brand Strategy & Research or
Media Research or
Journalism Research
3
  Elective 3
  Elective 1
  Elective 3
  Semester Credits 14
Sixth Semester    
COMM 2111 Communication Seminar 3
CSI 3701 or
CSI 3702
Intercultural Communication or
Communication, Culture, and Identitty
3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 4
  Semester Credits 16
Seventh Semester    
  One Communication & Entrepreneurship Track Course - any level 3
  One Communication & Entrepreneurship Track 3000-4999 Level 3
  One Communication & Entrepreneurship Track Course - any level 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 4
  Semester Credits 16
Eighth Semester    
  One Communication & Entrepreneurship Track 4000-4999 Level 3
  One Communication & Entrepreneurship Track 3000-4999 Level 3
  One Communicaiton & Entrepreneurship Track 3000-4999 Level 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 4
  Semester Credits 16
  Credits transferred as part of the A.A. In Communication Arts 60-63
  Remaining BA in Communication Studies Requirements to complete at Temple 64
  Total Credits Completed to Satisfy the Requirements for the BA in Communication Studies
Communication & Entrepreneurship Track
124-127

 

Applying:
a) To find the online application:
a. Go to admissions.temple.edu/apply/transfer-applicant
b. Click on 'Apply Online'
b) All inquiries about the undergraduate program and application are handled through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. lf you have specific questions about your application or the admission process, please call 215-204-7200 .
c) lnquiries specific to the Temple Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies program or specific course requirements can be directed to Frank Bowman, Klein College of Media and Communication's Oirector of Enrollment Management at 215-204-5712.
3)Temple University requires that all undergraduate degree candidates complete 45 hours of the last 60 hours of the degree or program as matriculated students at Temple University. lf a matriculated student previously took Temple courses on a non-matriculated basis, those courses are counted towards this requirement.
e)Temple University requires that all undergraduate degree candidates complete 45 hours of the last 60 hours of the degree or proglzlm as matriculaled students at Temple University. lf a matriculated student previously took Temple courses on a non-matriculated basis, those courses are counted towards this requirement.