Transfer Preparation Requirements — Communication*

Major Preparation Requirements

  • One course in introduction to mass and interpersonal communication
  • One course in principles of public speaking
  • One course in introduction to linguistics, meaning of communication, or culture in communication
  • One statistics course
  • Three courses from the following four areas:
    • Introductory psychology
    • Introduction to American government/politics
    • Introductory sociology
    • Microeconomics or introduction to political economy

THIS MAJOR IS HIGHLY SELECTIVE; A minimum UC-transferable cumulative GPA of 3.70 is required.


Required by end of fall before transfer

  • A minimum of four major prep courses by the fall term prior to admission, and all courses must be taken for a letter grade.

Note: If two courses are listed in ASSIST as equivalents of Comm Studies 10, then BOTH courses must be completed in order to satisfy this major requirement.

* Demand for this major significantly exceeds space available.

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