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Speech communications Rrerequisite

Before beginning externship, each student must complete the Speech Communications prerequisite.

If English is your native language, you must successfully complete:

  • Communication Studies 101:  Introduction to Interpersonal Communications or
  • Communication Studies 101 H:  Introduction to Interpersonal Communications (H) or
  • Communication Studies 102: Public Speaking

If English is your second language, you must successfully complete: 

  • Communication Studies 097:  Conversational English

(To develop communications skills, non-native speakers are strongly encouraged to complete Communication Studies 101 also.)

Communication Studies courses can be taken at SAC or at another community college.  
If you take the courses elsewhere, get a copy of your transcript and a catalog description of the course from the other college. 

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