Communication Studies

Our curriculum focuses on the study of human communication and how meaning is created and exchanged in a variety of contexts to a variety of audiences. Our program is dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate effectively and ethically with diverse individuals in interpersonal, small group, and public speaking settings.

Career Opportunities

A degree in Communication Studies can lead to careers in Journalism; Electronic Media; TV & Radio Broadcasting; Intercultural and Multi-Linguistic Communications; Politics; Public Administration; Performing Arts; Speech and Rhetoric; Business Administration; Industrial Relations and Corporate Communications; Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations; and Education.

Contact Information 

Division

Language and Developmental Studies
Building 1000, Office 1031V
Phone: (707) 256-7726

Dean

Ms. María L. Villagómez
Senior Dean, Language Arts, Library and Social Sciences
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: Mvillagomez@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7156

Program Coordinator

Dr. Tia Madison
Professor, Communication Studies
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: Tmadison@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7495

Faculty

Christa Trujillo
Professor, Communication Studies
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: CTrujillo@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7478

Dr. Marisa C. Garcia Rodriguez
Professor, Communication Studies
2277 Napa Vallejo Highway, 94558, Napa, CA
Email: Marisa.Garcia@napavalley.edu
Phone: (707) 256-7742