Communication Studies

The Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer allows students to focus their major course work and required electives to meet the needs of business, interpersonal, and public communication; and to demonstrate communicative competence. A degree in Communication Studies can lead to a career (or further study) in public relations, teaching, consulting, broadcasting, law ministry, pubic administration or any field in which communication skills are highly valued. Upon successful completion of the Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer, a student should be able to: conceive, develop and deliver a focused, cogent, and clear presentation; explain the transactional and transformative nature of human communication; and research, organize and write a paper concerning the development, implementation, and effective use of various communication theories.
 
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
 
Upon successful completion of the Communication Studies Associate's Degree program, a student should be able to:
                   • Conceive, develop and deliver a focused, cogent, and clear oral presentation.
                   • Explain the transactional and transformative nature of human communication.
                   • Research, organize, and write a paper concerning the development, implementation, and effective use of                                            various communication theories.
 
A minimum of 60.0 semester units with a grade of “C” or better must be maintained in all degree-applicable units. Only courses numbered 1-199 may apply toward the Associate Degree. Courses listed below may have prerequisites that must be completed prior to enrolling. Consult a schedule of classes, college catalog, or a counselor for further information.
 

 

Who to contact

Dean of Academic Affairs, Languages, Learning Support & Resources
Phone: (831) 755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A150
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: 831-755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A-152
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)