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What will I learn?

This program offers vital communication skills that are in demand by virtually every company and most organizations. Students with a degree in Communication Studies are prepared to succeed in numerous professions; in fact, many studies cite "effective communication" as the number one skill in demand in today's workplace. Students majoring in Communication Studies explore communication theories and skills needed in our complex world. These include: oral and written communication, critical thinking, interpersonal communication, gender and communication, intercultural awareness and sensitivity, and effective group interaction, among others.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Demonstrate communication skills to connect work and play well with others. Communicate ethically. Research, organize, and create messages using appropriate resources. Effectively present formal and informal communication adapted to a variety of audiences and contexts. Demonstrate critical thinking.

Which department am I in?

Butte College

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 60 Units)

Tuition fees
USD $234 per unit (plus enrollment and service fees)
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Butte College

3536 Butte Campus Drive,

OROVILLE,

California,

95965, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Butte College admits all high school graduates or the equivalent, and any persons 18 years of age or over who are capable of benefiting from the instruction offered. High school non-graduates who are over 18 years of age shall be admitted provisionally. English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Internet Based) score of 45; TOEFL (Paper Based) score of 450; IELTS score 5.0; PTE Academic score 39; IEKEN (Japan) Score of 2; GTEC CBT (Japan) score of 900; ELS score of 109; KAPLAN Language Centers Higher Intermediate Level.

For international students

Butte College admits all high school graduates or the equivalent, and any persons 18 years of age or over who are capable of benefiting from the instruction offered. High school non-graduates who are over 18 years of age shall be admitted provisionally. Other K-12 students, who have the permission of their principal, counselor, and a parent, may be eligible for admission. Students who meet the eligibility requirements for admission must submit an Application for Admission on-line through CCC Apply or by submitting a paper application to the Office of Admissions and Records prior to registration. K-12 students must also complete and submit a concurrent enrollment permission form to the Main Campus Welcome Center.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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