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Communication Studies


Folsom Lake College Communication & Media 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.

Career Options

  • Advertising
  • Campaign Management
  • College & University Instruction
  • Community Relations
  • Corporate Imaging
  • Corporate Training
  • Customer Service
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Resources Development
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Motivational Speaking
  • Negotiation & Mediation Services
  • Organizational Administration
  • Personnel Management
  • Political Speech Writing
  • Public Information
  • Public Relations
  • Radio & Television
  • Social Science Research
  • Writing for Publication


  • Degree and certificate program
  • Transfer requirements simultaneously met while pursuing degree
  • Many of the courses required for this degree can also be used to fulfill transfer general education requirements for the CSU system.

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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This program is part of the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences meta-major.

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