Skip to Content


Print Options

Communication Studies


The communication studies department at Folsom Lake College is committed to excellent teaching that provides an innovative and stimulating environment for student learning in theoretical and pragmatic applications of communication education. With the primary mission of encouraging completion of an associate degree and promoting transfer opportunities, the department provides superior educational opportunities to a diverse student population and supports a cooperative environment that reflects and honors the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, abilities, and interests of all.

The department supports both students and faculty in the pursuit of continuing education to better their personal, academic, and professional lives; to help them meet the communication challenges of an increasingly complex world; and to adapt to the changing communication demands of the future.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

  • A.A.-T. in Communication Studies 2.0
  • A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication and English
  • A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Applied Communication Skills Certificate
  • Division Dean Francis Fletcher
  • Department Chair Paula Cardwell
  • Phone (916) 608-6752
  • Email