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Speech Communication Department

A.A.T - Communication Studies

Steps to completion

1.     While completing your courses for the Communication Studies AA-T degree [listed in the table below] meet with a Speech Communication full-time faculty member to discuss course options. Begin this process as early as possible to ensure that you meet the necessary requirements.

 

 

Associate of Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer (A.A.-T.)

 

Things to keep in mind:

1.    You must earn a ā€œCā€ or better in each major course

2.    You may transfer a maximum of six (6) quarter units from other academic institutions

3.    Major courses for certificates and degrees must be completed with a letter grade unless a particular course is only offered on a pass / no pass basis

I.      Complete ONE (1) course from the following:

SPCH 1

Public Speaking

(5 units)

SPCH 1H

Public Speaking ā€“ HONORS

(5 units)

SPCH 10

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

(5 units)

II.    Complete ALL of the following:

JOUR 2

Mass Communication and Its Impact on Society

(4 units)

SPCH 7

Intercultural Communication

(4 units)

SPCH 8

Argumentation and Critical Inquiry in Oral Communication

(5 units)

SPCH 15

Critical Decision Making in Groups

(5 units)

SPCH 16

Interpersonal Communication

(5 units)

SPCH 70

Effective Organizational Communication

(5 units)

Total units required for completion of degree              

Major

Communication Studies for Transfer

(28 units)

Transfer GE

CSU GE or IGETC for CSU Pattern

(47-61 units)

Electives

CSU-transferrable elective courses required when the major units plus transfer GE units total is less than 90

 

Total

 

(90 units)

  

2.     After completing all of the courses listed in the table above, meet with a counselor to confirm you have completed all of your AA required General Education (GE) coursework to ensure that you have finished the necessary requirements for the  AA-T Communication Studies degree.

 

We also offer Speech Communication courses that may be applied toward General Education requirements. View our listing of GE requirements below to see which of our courses fit into your academic plan.

 
General Education Requirements

 

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the certificate and degree information, this information changes frequently. We recommend that you consult catalogs, the schedule of classes, and counselors to confirm the requirements for a specific program.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Speech Department Co-Chairs

Contact: Russell Hong
Phone: 408.864.5430
Office: F31C

Contact: Brandon Gainer
Phone:
408.864.8802
Office:
F31E

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Last Updated: 7/19/16