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Communications Studies

A male student gives a speech to a room full of people


About the Program

If you want to improve your speaking and listening skills, or you want to turn your strong communication skills into a career, a degree in communication studies could be right for you.

In this program, you’ll take courses in public speaking; interpersonal, gender and cultural communication; and debate and argumentation. You’ll also study the role of communication in organizations and in a professional job. This two-year program prepares you to transfer to a four-year school with a major or minor in communication studies, drama or radio/television.

Whether you want to work in public relations, human resources, theatre or broadcasting, this program can prepare you for a range of professional opportunities. It’s also excellent background for human services, legal, political and business careers.