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University Transfer Program
60 – 70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The AA-T major in Communication Studies prepares students for transfer into bachelor's degree programs in communication and similar areas.

Communication Studies (AA-T) Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Course: 3 units Units
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units Group A: Students must take the following: Units
COMM 130 Interpersonal Communication 3 units
COMM 140 Small Group Communication 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units Group B: Any two courses from the following: Units
COMM 150 Intercultural Communication 3 units
COMM 170 Oral Interpretation I 3 units
DGME 100 Media in Society 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 3 units Group C: Any one course from the following or any Group B course not used above: Units
ANTH 110 Cultural Anthropology 3 units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 units
ENGL 110 Composition, Literature, and Critical Thinking 3 units
COMM 171 Oral Interpretation II 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.