English and Communication Studies

Language Arts such as English and Communication are popular majors for those who like to read, write, listen and speak. There are a variety of careers associated with Language Arts, and the skills learned are valuable in any field. If you know which major interests you, click on the program of study below to learn more. If you are not sure of a particular major, but know you are interested in English and Communication Studies in general, check out the launch pad below for a good first semester plan. 

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Get started with a Launchpad

Here's a great first semester plan!

We call it a Launchpad... a group of classes that will get you exploring and moving toward your goals, even if you are still trying to figure out what those specific goals are!

Launchpad: English & Communication Studies (15-17 units)
  • ENGL 1A or 1A:E- English Composition 1 (3-5)
  • GUIDE 18 or GUIDE 1 - College Guidance or Career Life Planning (3)
  • MATH 6 - Math for Liberal Arts (3)
  • Art or Music General Ed (3)
    • ART 14 - Art Appreciation
    • MUSIC 2 - Music Appreciation
    • DRAMA 20/10 - Theater 
  • Communication or Social Science General Ed (3)
    • COMM 1 - Intro to Public Speaking
    • COMM 4 - Intro to Human Communication
    • PSYCH 1 - Intro to Psychology
    • SOCIO 1 - Intro to Sociology
    • POLSC 10 - Constitutional Government
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