Speech Degree

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree Communications Studies 18 Units

Successful completion of the AA-T in Communication Studies guarantees admission into the CSU system by satisfactory completion of a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required courses:

3 units SPCH-120 Public Speaking

Plus 6 units from List A:

3 units SPCH-141 Argumentation and Debate

3 units SPCH-128 Interpersonal Communication

Plus 6 units from List B:

3 units SPCH-160B Forensics

3 units SPCH-122 Intercultural Communication

3 units SPCH-121 Critical Thinking and Persuasion

3 units SPCH-121I Critical Thinking & Persuasion (IGETC)

3 units JRNAL-130 Mass Communication

any course that has articulation as lower division major preparation for the communication studies major at a CSU (3 units).

Plus, 3 units from List C:

3 units ANTHR-130 Cultural Anthropology

3 units PSYCH-220 General Psychology

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

3 units ENGL-001B Composition and Reading: Literature

3 units ENGL-001C Critical Thinking and Advanced Composition

3 units JRNAL-120 Newswriting and Reporting

3 units JRNAL-122 News Production: Beginning I

.5-4 units SPCH-142 Performance of Literature


any course from List A or List B not used in the previous course listing