Santa Ana College – Communication Studies AA-T

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Required Core: (Complete ALL of the following courses)

CMST 102 Public Speaking (3 Units)

LIST A – Select [2] course(s) from the following

CMST 104 Argumentation and Debate (3 Units)

CMST 101 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3 Units)

or CMST 101H Honors Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

CMST 145 Group Dynamics (3 Units)

List B – Select [2] course(s) from the following or any course not selected from List A

CMST 103 Introduction to Intercultural Communication (3 Units)

or CMST 103H Honors Introduction to Intercultural Communication

CMST 151 Voice and Diction for Effective Communication (3 Units)

CMST 152 Oral Interpretation (3 Units)

CMSD 105 Mass Media and Society (3 Units)

or CMST 105H Honors Mass Media and Society

CMST 150 Organizational Communication

List C – Select [1] course(s) from the following or any course not selected from List A or List B

ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 Units)

or ANTH 100H Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3 Units)

PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology (3 Units)

or PSYC 100H Honors Introduction to Psychology (3 Units)

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3 Units)

or SOC 100H Honors Introduction to Sociology (3 Units)

ENGL 102 Literature and Composition (4 Units)

or ENGL 102H Honors Literature and Composition (4 Units)

SLPA 170 Introduction to Phonetics (3 Units)

CMST 206 Gender Communication (3 Units)

or CMST 206H Honors Gender Communication (3 Units)

CMST 158 Readers Theatre (3 Units)

This program offered an online pathway to completion when last reviewed in 2021.

Associate in Arts for Transfer – Communication Studies

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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