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LA/Communications, A.A. (Cumberland)

​Prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to major in fields such as communications, speech, journalism, broadcasting, television, radio, writing, teaching and law. The student newspaper and the college's programming on local cable TV and channel 9, provide hands-on opportunities to develop skills and explore careers.

Program Goals Upon completion of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Discuss mass communications and the role of the media. 
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of media. 
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the areas of communications. 
  • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.