Communication Studies Courses
Gain In-Demand Skills
As a Communication Studies major at Mission College, you'll learn to apply effective and appropriate communication skills in interpersonal, professional, intercultural, team, and group settings.
- Earn a degree or certificate.
- Satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements.
- Learn the skills employers look for.
Accepting Applications until October 22!
Mission is looking for participants. If interested in speaking, register below. If you have a desire to share your passions and ideas on stage, complete the application form available at tinyurl.com/TEDxMC. The application submission deadline is Sunday, October 22, at 5 p.m. Don't miss your chance to inspire and make a difference!
Communication Studies Department
Employers Seek Communication Skills
A survey of nearly 600 employers revealed what they want most from new graduate business hires—they want people who can speak well, write well, listen to others, present well, sell ideas to others, and negotiate with others in the course of running a business—in other words, they want communicators, with a capital C.*
Communication Studies Jobs Near Me
These skills regularly out-rank teamwork and problem-solving as skills employers look for in job candidates. All of these skills are taught in our Communication Studies courses.
- Listening Skills
- Written Communication Skills
- Presentation Skills
- Negotiation Skills
If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.
Select Jobs for Communication Studies Majors
While some of these positions require an advanced degree, others only require an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies (or in a related discipline.)
- Consumer Affairs Specialist
- Public Relations Manager
- Teacher or Professor
- Marketing Specialist
- Elected Official
- Human Resources Specialist
- Community Affairs
- Business Executive
- Customer Service Specialist
- Management Consultant
- Actor or Performer
* Employers Want Communication Skills in New Hires.MBA.com