Foothill College – Communication Studies AA-T

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Required Core – Complete ALL of the following courses (5 units):

COMM 1A Public Speaking (5 Units)*

or COMM 1AH Honors Public Speaking (5 Units)

Support Courses (24-25 units)

List A: Complete TWO courses from the following:

COMM 1B Argumentation & Persuasion (5 Units)

or COMM 1BH Honors Argumentation & Persuasion (5 Units)*

COMM 2 Interpersonal Communication (5 Units)*

COMM 4 Group Discussion (5 Units)*

List B: Complete TWO courses from the following (or any course from List A not used above):

COMM 3 Introduction to Communication Studies (5 Units)*

COMM 5 Mass Communication (5 Units)

COMM 12 Intercultural Communication (5 Units)*

List C: Complete ONE courses from the following (or any course from List A or B not used above):

ANTH 2A Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

or ANTH 2AH Honors Cultural Anthropology (4 Units)*

COMM 10 Gender, Communication & Culture (5 Units)*

or COMM 55 Career & Leadership Communication in the Global Workplace (5 Units)

ENGL 16 Introduction to Literature (4 Units)

JRNL 22A Introduction to Reporting & Newswriting (5 Units)

PSYC 1 General Psychology (5 Units)*

or PSYC 1H Honors General Psychology (5 Units)*

SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology (5 Units)*

or SOC 1H Honors Introduction to Sociology (5 Units)

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Spring 2021 academic terms.

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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