Communication Studies and Speech Degrees

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In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university. Click here to see the degrees that transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities. Also take a look at our transfer guide.

 

Associate of Arts with an emphasis in Communication Studies

The field of Speech and Communication helps one to develop oral and written communication skills. Critical thinking, problem solving, interpersonal skills and presentation skills are some of the concepts addressed. This program provides basic preparation leading to communication related careers in organizations and corporations dealing with education, business, public service, tourism, journalism, public relations, politics, broadcasting and sales.

Completion of the following courses is intended to be appropriate for those who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in Communication.

The student is encouraged to consult with a faculty advisor prior to beginning any program of study.

Career Paths / Options in Communication and Speech

  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • Training and Development
  • Labor Relations
  • Writing/Editing
  • Office Management
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Public Affairs
  • Development
  • Media Analysis/Planning
  • Creative Directing
  • Writing/Editing
  • Audience Analysis
  • Public Opinion Research
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Copywriting
  • Publishing
  • Producing
  • Managing/Directing
  • Research
  • Media Sales
  • Administration
  • Program Coordination
  • Grant Writing
  • Writing/Editing
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Public Information
  • Campaigning
  • Programming
  • Legislative Assistance
  • Research
  • Lobbying
  • Conflict Negotiation
  • Law Assistance
  • Prosecution
  • Defense
  • Contractual
  • Corporate
  • Nonprofit or Public Interest
  • Government
  • Mediation
  • Lobbying
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Student Support Services

See your advisor to map out your educational pathway to your chosen career path.

About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.