Communication/ Communication Studies

Associate in Arts

Program Description
The Pre-Communication curriculum is designed for students who have chosen a career in advertising, public relations, journalism, mass media broadcasting, pre-law, or public service and plan to transfer to a senior college or university to pursue a four-year degree in these areas. Students will develop strong verbal and written communication skills, receive training in advanced computer and audio-visual technology, and improve their ability to function effectively as a team member in the workplace.

The courses in this degree program are selected from the Associate in Arts degree offerings but also include specialized courses in communication and related areas. Students should consult with their advisors to help plan their programs and should see page 89 for minimum general education competencies that must be met prior to graduation.