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COMM 007: Survey of Communication: Career

Course Description

This survey course provides students with the opportunity to explore the basic foundations of interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking as it relates to their present or future careers. Students are invited to examine and apply communication principles and theories and develop critical thinking and communication competencies, at a basic level, in a variety of workplace contexts. Students are coached on how to develop and deliver business presentations. Students are guided on how to apply career communication strategies, including equity and inclusion practices, to build more satisfying workplace relationships. The course also explores the breadth of the communication discipline and encourages students to practice core communication skills such as networking, interviewing, leadership, team building, meeting facilitation, conflict management, and active listening.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
  • WVC GE: A. Language and Rationality: A2 - Communication and Analytical Thinking
    D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area A - English Language Communication and Critical Thinking: A1 - Oral Communication
  • C-ID: COMM 115 - Survey of Human Communication
Last Updated 7/19/23