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Areas of Study Communication Studies

Communication degree programs are known for equipping students with excellent skills in speaking, writing, and critical thinking. Many communications majors choose to work in mass communication and media, film, music, television, journalism, public relations, and advertising, among others.

Degrees / Certificates

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Communication Studies (AA-T)

Provides students with a common core of lower division courses required to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communication in the CSU System.

Communication Studies Overview

A Communication Studies degree equips students with skills in speaking, writing, and critical thinking. Communication majors have an array of career choices: 

  • Education
  • Mass Communication and Media
  • Film-Music-Television
  • Journalism 
  • Human Resources 
  • Mediation 
  • Counseling 
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Organizational Development
  • Marketing
  • And many others

Any job or career that involves the ongoing interchange of information, ideas, and opinions can be a vehicle to use your Communication Studies Degree. In addition, your CMST degree is often the key to unlocking the career you didn't know you were looking for. Join us on the road to discovery!

Transferring for Bachelor’s Degree

Ready to transfer for a 4-year university or college or want to stay local? Our Transfer Center and BOLD staff are here to guide you!