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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 Communication, Gender Communication and Cultural Communication; and debate and argumentation. You’ll also study the role of communication in organizations and in a profession. 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.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

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You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

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  • Khalil Islam-Zwart
    Khalil Islam-Zwart
    B.A., M.A., Eastern Washington University; Additional studies, Washington State University
  • Larry Massey
    Larry Massey
    B.G.S., Gonzaga University; M.A. University of Washington; additional studies, University of Washington
  • Craig Rickett
    Craig Rickett
    B.A., Northwest Nazarene College, Idaho; M.A., Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma
  • Darlene Rickett
    Darlene Rickett
    A.B., Speech, Bethany Nazarene College; M.A., Education, Bethany Nazarene College
  • Jenni Spencer
    Jenni Spencer
    B.A., Washington State University; M.A., University of New Mexico

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