The Communication Studies program includes courses in public speaking, small group
communication, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, and oral
interpretation of literature. 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
Interpersonal communication, rational dialogue, and cooperative analysis of communicative
events. Study of communicative interactions, the symbolic process, reasoning and advocacy,
and the effects of communication on people and society.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
TBA hours/semester: 16-18
Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2b, E2c, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area A1 or D), UC (IGETC Area 1C).