About This Program:

The Communication program prepares students for a baccalaureate degree in communication at most four-year institutions by giving students a solid foundation in public speaking, communication skills, and communication theory, as well as a thorough understanding and analysis of the history and current trends in the communication marketplace. Students develop important critical and analytical thinking skills.

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AA Degree

Core Curriculum Requirements for the AS Degree

Communication Concentration Degree Requirements

What You Will Learn:

Students will demonstrate the ability to comprehend and interpret communication texts.
• Students will develop effective public speaking skills.
• Students will demonstrate effective communication in writing.


Program Benefits:

Employers across the spectrum regularly list communication skills as one of the most important qualifications for their employees.  Communication Studies degrees are a broad-based, solid foundation for many different areas in graduate school, as well. Communication Studies graduates who complete their bachelor’s degree are working in a wide variety of careers in business, industry, government, nonprofit organizations or human services. With careful planning and advisement, a graduate can also pursue an advanced degree in an area that requires excellent communication such as law, social work, clinical psychology, business administration, and high school or university teaching.

Communication Occupational Outlook - Media and Communication Occupations

Average Cost for Degree:

$13,230 - 14,700

Course Descriptions

Degree Program Coordinator:

Angela Gosier (Williams),

Humanities and Education Division Chair:

AnaLisa Ciuffetelli,