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The number-one skill identified by employers is the ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form. The number-two skill identified by employers is the ability to work effectively as a member of a group or team. Communication courses are vital to developing the communication skills necessary for personal and professional success.

Communication courses offer instruction and practice in a variety of communication settings. The program includes theory and practice in public speaking, group work, and interpersonal relationships. Critical thinking, listening, and communicating across cultures are also part of the program.

Degrees Offered

  • A.A.-T. in Communication Studies
  • Dean (Interim) Corinne Arrieta Katzorke
  • Department Chair David Austin
  • Phone (916) 484-8653