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Communication can be defined as a process through which people create and share meaning. The field of communication studies teaches us to

  • Demonstrate communication competence with diverse audiences in multiple contexts to achieve intended goals.
  • Critically analyze communication elements of processes and messages in various contexts and relationships.

The two-year program is designed to meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts in Communication from CNM and prepare a student to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Communication at University of New Mexico and many other four-year institutions.

Students planning to transfer to UNM should keep in mind that the UNM Communication program offers multiple concentrations of study: Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Mass Media, Critical Studies in Mass Media, Organizational Communication, and Public Communication.

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