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AA-T in Communication Studies


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements. Indicate the degree(s) and transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
COMM 101 Public Speaking 3

LIST A: Select two courses (6 UNITS)

Course Course Title UNITS
COMM 104 Argumentation and Debate 3
COMM 121 Interpersonal Communication 3
COMM 151 Small Group Communication 3

LIST B: Select two courses (6 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
COMM 122 Intercultural Communication 3
COMM 130 Introduction to Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
Any course not used in List A 3

LIST C: Select one course (3 units)

Course Course Title UNITS
COMM 102 Oral Communication II 3
COMM 105* Critical Thinking 3
COMM 106 Forensics (limited to 3 units) 2
ENGLISH 103* Composition and Critical Thinking 3
Any course not used in List A or List B 3

Total units required for major: 18

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Required transferable elective units: 1-3

Total transferable units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.