Show educations.com as: Mobile

Communication Studies

Orange Coast College
For more information about duration, please contact the provider.
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
Costa Mesa
English

About this program

Communication

Students graduating with an Associate in Arts in Communications for Transfer Degree are well positioned to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a similar major within the California State University system with 60 units of upper-division coursework. Students who complete the Communications Studies AA-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum 2.0 is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult a counselor for more information.

The Orange Coast College Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for transfer program provides students with communication skills that they can apply in personal, professional and global contexts. In these courses students will learn to improve their oral and written communication skills in the areas of critical thinking, organization, analysis, argumentation and presentation of information. Students will learn to improve their verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills in the areas of listening, perception, self-concept, conflict resolution, intercultural and gender communication.

Admission requirements

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:


  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework. While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors require a higher GPA. Consult with a counselor for more information.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18-semester units in the major as detailed in the Degree and Certificate section of this catalog. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU General Education Breadth — Option 2) OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC — Option 3).

Does this course require proof of English proficiency?

The TOEFL® test is accepted by 10,000+ universities and higher education institutes in over 150 countries. Book your test today!

Learn more Advertisement

Program content

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intrapersonal Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Forensics Workshop
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Men, Women, and Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Essentials of Argumentation
  • Media Literacy

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Please visit the website for information about tuition fees

Qualification


  1. Provide students with communication skills that they can apply in personal, professional, and global contexts.
  2. Students will be eligible and prepared for admission (SB 1440 and Education Code 66746) to California State University system schools.

Message the school

Want to know more about this program, Communication Studies? Fill out the following form and include any questions you have. This information will be sent directly to the school, and a representative will respond to your enquiry.

Currently living in *
Nationality *

About this institute

Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College (OCC) is a 2-year community college located in Costa Mesa, California minutes from Disneyland Resort and California's most popular beaches. As a community college, OCC is accessible offering low-cost tuition and flexible admissions for programs leading to...


Read more about this school

Contact info

Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
92626 Costa Mesa California
United States of America

 Show phone number
prod.orangecoastcollege.edu

Message the school

Want to know more about Communication Studies? Fill out the following form and we'll pass your details on to a representative from the school, who will respond to your enquiry.

Reviews

Be the first to write a review!