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
An introductory course to the field of Communication Studies. Fundamental theories
and competencies in public speaking, interpersonal/intercultural communication, and
small group communication will be covered. Oral presentations will be required.
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, E5d
(CSU GE Area A1), UC (IGETC Area 1C)