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Lehigh Carbon Community College

What is an Associate Degree in Communication?

This program is designed to prepare students in various Communication fields for careers in: organizational and public communication, such as advertising, public relations, social media management, 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.

Communication Courses

Your communication courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Communications Media
  • Social Media Strategies
  • Oral Communication & Presentation

Pathway to a Career in Communication

Advance your career at your own pace. Each step below transfers credits to the next. Appropriate job titles and average pay ranges are meant to help guide an individual interested in this field; they vary based on individual experience and employer.


Wage information taken from Lightcast Q1 2024 BETA Data Set – QCEW Employees. Wage range is 25%-75% hourly average in surrounding 10-county region.

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A. in Communication prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:

Program Coordinator

 Wendy  Barron

Wendy Barron

Professor and Coordinator, Media Communications
Schnecksville, PA


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