Communication studies is an academic discipline that deals with processes of human communication.
There are three types of communication: verbal, involving listening to a person to understand the meaning of a message; written, in which a message is read; and nonverbal communication involving observing a person and inferring meaning.
The discipline encompasses a range of topics, from face-to-face conversation to mass media outlets such as television broadcasting.
Communication studies also examines how messages are interpreted through the political, cultural, economic, semiotic, hermeneutic, and social dimensions of their contexts.
Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) - Communication Studies
Listed below are programs of study offered by Norco College and requirements for specific certificates and degrees. Students are encouraged to meet with a counselor for individual education planning.
Any request for a course substitution or waiver may be discussed with a counselor and must be submitted for approval to the Admissions and Records Office.
NOTE: Students wanting to transfer to a university may reference course transferability through www.assist.org.
For complete degree & certificate information, including required coursework listings, please consult the current College Catalog.
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