What Can You Do With a Communication Studies 2.0 AA-T?

Transfer to a Cal State University, to begin with. Likely majors and minors after transfer include:

  • Communication
  • Communication Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Multimedia Storytelling
  • Psychology
  • Strategic Communication

Hiring managers in every field look for effective communicators. Studying communication is a smart foundation for a career as:

  • Advertising specialist
  • Marketing managers
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • Technical writer
  • Desktop publisher
  • Technical writer
  • PR specialist
  • Reporters
  • Correspondent
  • Broadcast news analyst

Giving Meaning to the Complex

Communicating a message with impact is one of the most desirable skills a company looks for. Every company is looking for a way to send their message and provide meaning to their goals. Becoming an expert in communication means that you can express any message presented to you as simply or as complex as the context demands.

Reach Diverse Audiences

Learning how to communicate to diverse audiences is a superpower. At CMC, you gain this ability through our experienced experts who teach so you can succeed. Whether you’re selling a product or sharing the news, you learn how to reach people. When they listen, it will look just like a superpower. Just promise to only use it for good.

Your Communication Studies 2.0 AA-T Program Map

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Sample electives shown — other options available. Download a PDF Program Map

Communication Studies 2.0 AA-T: What to Expect

  • Completion Requirements
    • 18 units of required courses
    • 60 total units
    • A grade of C or higher in all required courses
    • Minimum grade point average of 2.0
  • Required Courses

    Interpersonal Communications (SP 001) | 3.00

    Oral Interpretation of Literature (SP 002) | 3.00

    Public Speaking (SP 004) | 3.00

    Decision Making & Advocacy (SP 007) | 3.00

    Intercultural Communications (SP 015) | 3.00


    Select one course from the following (3 units):

    ANTH 002

    ENG 001B

    ENG 001C

    PSY 001

    SOC 001

  • What You Learn
    1. Key concepts, vocabulary, and principles of studying communication
    2. Contextual awareness when communicating so you can effectively, ethically & appropriately get your message across
    3. How to critically examine communications you encounter and your responses to them

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