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Communications and Languages

The Communications and Languages Area of Interest empowers you to find your voice and engage in a world of diverse ideologies as an academic and professional.

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Programs

Degrees

High Unit Certificates

(18 units or more)

Low Unit Certificates

(18 units or less)
Notes:
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AA Associate of Arts Degree
AS Associate of Science Degree
CC Career Certificate
COA Certificate of Achievement
COSP Certificate of Skill Proficiency

Meet Your Success Team

We are here to answer your questions and support you in your journey here at Rio Hondo College. Please click or tap here to reach out to us if you need guidance or help. 

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Raquel Flores-Olson
Counselor
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Sue Bernache
C&L Clerk
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Janice Garcia
C&L Secretary
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Kathy Gomez
Senior Instructional Assistant
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Juan Mendez
Instructional Assistant
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Joseph Quintana
Success Coach
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Claudia Rivas
Librarian
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Dana Vazquez
Professor of English
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Dr. Alice Mecom
Dean of Communications and Languages

Career Outlook

Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees.

Median Salary:
$52,374.55
Annual Job Opening:
1,337
Typical Education Level:
a high school diploma or less
Top Entry-level Education:
A high school diploma or less
78%
Some college
11%
An Associate degree
10%

Plan, coordinate, revise, or edit written material. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication.

Median Salary:
$66,487.97
Annual Job Opening:
1,867
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
82%
A Master's or Professional degree
18%

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Median Salary:
$147,057.27
Annual Job Opening:
7,744
Typical Education Level:
a Master's or Professional degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Master's or Professional degree
68%
A Doctoral degree or more
32%

Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.

Median Salary:
$85,151.36
Annual Job Opening:
15,525
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
50%
A Master's or Professional degree
50%

Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.

Median Salary:
$75,134.55
Annual Job Opening:
3,047
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
92%
A Master's or Professional degree
8%

Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.

Median Salary:
$94,792.04
Annual Job Opening:
700
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
36%
An Associate degree
35%
Some college
16%
Source: Emsi Data.

Resources

  • Teacher Preparation Pathways Website
    This informational website is designed for Rio Hondo College students from all majors who are interested in pursuing teaching K-12 careers in California or abroad.

About RHC

Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.

Contact

Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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