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Commuication Studies



About the Program

The National Association of Colleges and Employers rates "oral communication" as one of the highest competencies for achieving professional success.

  • More and more businesses and occupations prefer to hire employees who possess strong communication skills.
  • A strong background in communication is also looked upon favorably by four-year universities when evaluating applicants.
  • Effective communication skills assist in individual development and enhancement of human relations.

We offer both an Associate in Arts and Associate Degree for Transfer in Communication Studies. Also our Certificate in Achievement can augment other majors and help you in a career transition.

Career Opportunities

Whether you aspire to become a communication specialist, enhance your marketability in the workplace, or simply want to improve your people skills, we can help you identify the right program of study to meet your needs.


What can you do with a degree in Communication Studies

  • Corporate training
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Public relations
  • Human resources
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Telecommunications
  • Political campaigning

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our communication studies programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Communication Studies

Associate Degree for Transfer

Certificate of Achievement

  • Communication Studies

Courses of Interest

COMM 10: Gender, Communication & Culture

COMM 55: Career & Leadership Communication in the Global Workplace

For a complete list of Communication Studies courses, see our course catalog, with links to currently scheduled classes.

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Commuication Studies Department

650.949.7262

nunesstephanie@foothill.edu

Building 1700

Division Office Contacts

FINE ARTS & COMMUNICATION DIVISION
Office: Building 1700
Simon Pennington, Division Dean
Phone: 650.949.7156
Email: penningtonsimon@foothill.edu
Stephanie Nunes
Division Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7262
Email: nunesstephanie@foothill.edu
Christy Moore, Fine Arts Facility Rental Office
Phone: 650.949.7011
Email: moorechristina@foothill.edu
Fine Arts & Communication Division
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