Communication A.A. (CMMA)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

This program is designed to prepare students in various Communication fields for careers in: organizational and public communication, such as advertising, public relations, event planning, public affairs, corporate communication, politics/government, international relations, and pre-law; speech communication and communication studies, such as counseling, communication education, human resources, theatre, on-air broadcaster performance; and in professional writing such as journalism and media writing. While some students may pursue a program of study for personal enrichment rather than transfer, the degree is designed for students preparing to enter a program leading to a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  • recognize the importance of effective communication in business, industry, and academic.
  • explain contemporary communication theories.
  • apply listening, verbal, nonverbal, and conflict resolution techniques.
  • identify and consider ethical principles in decision making and communication.
  • identify and use the various modes of persuasion.
  • apply knowledge and skills toward increased intercultural competence.

Students should consult the catalog of the four-year college or university to which he or she plans to transfer to ensure that degree requirements are being properly met.Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.
Program Curriculum Communication A.A. (CMMA)