TTP Application Requirements, Communication: Attending MC next semester and completed or registered for COMM 108.


The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) offers a B.A. in Communication degree at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The program offers an exciting curriculum that prepares students for academic and professional careers in business, government, health, education, social and human services, and related fields.

The Terp Transfer Partnership (TTP) program is a Transfer Access Program (TAP) designed to benefit Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to the UMD Communication program at USG.

The TTP program for Communication will help you prepare for all aspects of the transfer process including:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Preparation
  • Career Readiness
  • Campus Connections

What are the requirements to be considered for TTP?

Students wishing to be considered for the TTP program for Communication should be able to answer yes to the following questions:

  • Will I still be attending MC next semester (fall or spring)?
  • Have I completed (with a "C" or better) or am I registered to take COMM 108: Introduction to Human Communication?

If you answered yes to both of the questions listed above, please utilize these directions to complete the TTP application!

Apply by June 15 to start TTP in the fall  ||  Apply by November 15 to start TTP in the spring

**Please help to ensure that you receive TTP related e-mails by adding to your email contact list.**

What are the requirements to successfully complete TTP?

In order to successfully complete the Terp Transfer Partnership program for Communication, TTP participants must meet the following requirements. All requirements must be fulfilled while attending Montgomery College.

  • Academic Requirements
    • Earn an Associate’s Degree from MC (A.A. Communication Studies recommended)
    • Graduate from MC with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from all previous institutions
    • Earn a C- or better in the following MC courses:
      • COMM 108 (SP108): Introduction to Human Communication   OR  
        COMM 112 (SP112): Business and Professional Speech Communication
      • COMM 250 (SP250): Introduction to Communication Inquiry and Theory
      • MATH 117 (MA116): Elements of Statistics (highly recommended)   OR   
        BSAD 210 (BA210): Statistics for Business and Economics
      • ENGL 102 (EN102): Techniques of Reading and Writing II
      • LING 200 (LG200): Introduction to Linguistics
  • Additional Requirements
    • Attend the Terp Transfer Partnership Welcome Celebration at USG
    • Meet with the UMD Communication Program Director or representative at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
    • Attend a USG Center for Academic Success (CAS) Workshop at least once per semester
    • Meet with USG Career Coach, Peer Mentor, or attend a Career and Internship Services Center (CISC) workshop/event at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
    • Attend a USG Student Life event at USG at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
    • Submit the UMD Coalition application for the Communication program at USG.