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Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Communication Studies

Influence the world through communication

Effective communication is essential in every personal and professional relationship. Studying the nature of communication is essential to learning how to improve its practice in a variety of relationships. Austin Community College’s Communication Studies Program is designed for students transferring to a four-year institution majoring in a wide range of communications and media programs.

Skills you gain

Students learn all forms of effective communication— oral, nonverbal, and written. Students gain experience in speaking, writing, presenting, and debating as they complete classes necessary to transfer to a four-year university.

Job Titles

  • Communication specialist
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Marketing assistant
  • Producer
  • Public relations specialist
  • Radio/TV broadcaster
  • Social media coordinator
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Academic Awards

Communication Studies (Associate of Arts)

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your short and long-term goals. Visit our awards page to learn about the types of credentials we offer and the differences between each. 

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Area of Study

This program is located within the following Area of Study:

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