Communication Studies, Associate of Arts Degree
Banner Code: 3_AA_CMST
Control Number: 43030
Financial Aid Eligible
The Coastline College Associate in Arts in Communication Studies program empowers students with the tools to analyze and improve communication in their personal, academic, public, and professional interactions. Students will study and learn to effectively construct, evaluate, and communicate appropriate messages in a variety of communicative situations. By completing this program students will be prepared to become effective contributors and leaders in their communities and chosen careers.
Program Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Use written and oral tools to analyze and improve communication in personal, academic, public, and professional interactions.
- Effectively deliver oral presentations in a range of settings to diverse audiences.
- Construct written messages for various purposes to diverse audiences.
- Observe, evaluate, and competently exercise interpersonal communication skills.
|CMST C100||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|CMST C110||Public Speaking||3|
|Select Three of the following (9 units):||9|
|Small Group Communication|
|Essentials of Argumentation|
|Introduction to Mass Communications|
|Select one of the following (3 units):||3|
|Fundamentals of Human Communication|
|Introduction to Psychology|
|Introduction to Sociology|
|Units Required for Major||18|
|Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC Pattern||Varies|
|Electives to Satisfy Unit Requirement||Varies|