Effective communication is vital for success in most careers. Communication Studies courses enhance many degree programs and can help students develop skills that are beneficial for a variety of different fields. Students pursuing an associate in arts, an applied science degree, or a certificate of proficiency can benefit from Communication Studies courses, and many four-year degree programs require students to take at least one Communication Studies course. If you are pursuing a four-year degree in the discipline of Communication Studies, you are strongly advised to contact an advisor from your chosen transfer institution to determine what courses you will need to take in order to earn your degree.
Speech and Debate students are regularly recruited to transfer to 4-year colleges and universities across the Northwest. The following transfer institutions offer a four-year degree in communication studies/speech communication: