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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

Designed for students of all cultural backgrounds. Study of the relationship of communication to culture, cultural components of life within and outside the U.S., verbal and nonverbal differences, the effect of prejudice on society. Emphasizes the sensitivity and empathy required for intercultural competence.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
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 150