This program focuses on the areas of public communication, small group communication, oral interpretation, and interpersonal communication. The program also interfaces with the COS media communications program. It is designed to increase skills in speaking and critically listening by involving students in the process of creating, presenting, analyzing, and responding to spoken messages. The curriculum may also academically prepare the student to transfer to a four-year university to complete a Baccalaureate degree program. Please check with a counselor for specific transfer requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
Possible career options include: Advisor, Arbitrator, Broadcaster, Campaign Director, Community Relations Liaison, Consumer Advocate, Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Customer Relations Representative, Employee Communication, Information Specialist, Internal Communication, Lawyer, Lobbyist, Marketing Communication, Mediator, Negotiator, Public Relations Specialist, Religious Leader, Sales-Retail Manager, Service Administrator, Social Worker, Speech Instructor, Student Activities Director, or Tour Guide.
Phone: (530) 938-5328
Email: Office of Instruction
Phone: (530) 938-5201