Two New Programs at RRCC: Exercise Science and Communication Studies

July 10, 2018

Rainy River Community College (RRCC) is excited to announce two new transfer pathway programs: Exercise Science and Communication Studies. These programs allow students to begin their education at RRCC and transfer with course credits directly to designated bachelor degree programs within the Minnesota State system.

The Associate of Science (AS) transfer pathway program in Exercise Science offers the opportunity to complete the program and transfer into bachelor degree programs in Exercise Science or Exercise and Rehabilitative Science. Individuals with this degree could be fitness trainers and instructors, sports coaches and scouts or recreation workers, or go on to careers in physical therapy or education.

The Associate of Arts (AA) transfer pathway program in Communication Studies prepares students with a variety of techniques that are applicable to the communications profession, public relations, marketing, journalism, business management, public policy, corporate training, writing, publishing, and social media endeavors. This degree would allow students to transfer into bachelor degree programs in Communication Studies and Professional Communication.

Transfer Universities within the Minnesota State system include Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University, Moorhead; Southwest State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

For more information, contact Molly Franz at (218)-285-7722 or

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