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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.

Characteristics

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

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Jorge Huinquez
Counselor
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Raquel Flores-Olson
Counselor
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Elvira Aguilar
Senior Instructional Assistant
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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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Joseph Quintana
Success Coach
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Claudia Rivas
Librarian
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Dana Vazquez
Professor of English
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Alice Mecom
C&L Dean

Career Outlook

Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.

Median Salary:
$64,010.81
Annual Job Opening:
1,863
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:
$145,442.42
Annual Job Opening:
6,472
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%

Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information, record data, advise applicants on requirements, collect fees, and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.

Median Salary:
$48,078.99
Annual Job Opening:
1,298
Typical Education Level:
a high school diploma or less
Top Entry-level Education:
A high school diploma or less
62%
Some college
15%
A Bachelor's degree
12%

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:
$89,347.52
Annual Job Opening:
13,462
Typical Education Level:
a Bachelor's degree
Top Entry-level Education:
A Bachelor's degree
50%
A Master's or Professional degree
50%

Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media.

Median Salary:
$71,033.96
Annual Job Opening:
2,830
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:
$91,161.79
Annual Job Opening:
734
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.

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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.

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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