Associate degree in Communication Studies

General

Program Description

The Communication Department offers a variety of courses designed to meet students’ needs for graduation, transfer, and personal and professional development. Students earning the Associate of Arts degree in Communication will be able to understand and apply human communication concepts relating to presentational speaking, critical thinking, group and interpersonal relationship development, and professional growth.

Career opportunities

  • teacher
  • public information officer
  • organizational development manager
  • salesperson
  • vocational trainer
  • lawyer

Skills

  • critically analyze a wide array of evidence to provide credible support for written and oral communication.
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate verbal and nonverbal communication techniques
  • demonstrate ethical communication across a variety of contexts.
  • perform as an active listener and provide appropriate feedback
  • develop appropriate argumentation skills
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

Sacramento City College is an open-access, comprehensive community college, serving a diverse student population. We provide a wide range of educational opportunities and support services leading to t ... Read More

Sacramento City College is an open-access, comprehensive community college, serving a diverse student population. We provide a wide range of educational opportunities and support services leading to transfer, career advancement, basic skills development, degree and certificate attainment, and personal enrichment. Our commitment to continuous improvement through outcome-guided assessment, planning, and evaluation promotes student learning. Through these efforts, we contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of the community. Read less