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Communication Studies Program

The Communication Studies program includes courses in public speaking, small group communication, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, oral interpretation of literature, and survey of human communication. The English requirement may be partially satisfied by 3 units of Communication 110 or Communication 130.

There is no course sequence for Communication Studies classes. Students may choose to take COMM classes in any order.

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Theory and techniques of public speaking in democratic society. Discovery, development, and criticism of ideas in public discourse through research, reasoning, organization, extemporaneous delivery, and evaluation of various types of speaking, including informative and persuasive speeches.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2b, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area A1), UC (IGETC Area 1C)
C-ID: COMM 110