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Communications Research Guide

A research guide for communications students.



Communications at Columbia State

TTP: A.A./A.S.

The Communication Studies emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Speech, or Public Relations. Students pursuing careers in public relations, advertising, law, speech writing, liaison, customer service, or corporate communications should consider this degree.

TTP: A.A./A.S.

A degree in Mass Communication prepares students for any number of exciting challenging careers! Graduates go on to make their marks in broadcasting, journalism, publishing, public relations and other fields that shape opinions and make a difference in the Information Age.

Finding Communications Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification &

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Subclass P
    • P1-1091 Philology. Linguistics
    • P1-85 General
    • P87-96 Communication. Mass media
    • P94.7 Interpersonal communication
    • P95-95.6 Oral communication. Speech
    • P98-98.5 Computational linguistics. Natural language processing
    • P99-99.4 Semiotics. Signs and symbols
    • P99.5-99.6 Nonverbal communication
    • P101-410 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
    • P118-118.75 Language acquisition
    • P121-149 Science of language (Linguistics)
    • P201-299 Comparative grammar
    • P301-301.5 Style. Composition. Rhetoric
    • P302-302.87 Discourse analysis
    • P306-310 Translating and interpreting
    • P321-324.5 Etymology
    • P325-325.5 Semantics
    • P326-326.5 Lexicology
    • P327-327.5 Lexicography
    • P375-381 Linguistic geography
    • P501-769 Indo-European (Indo-Germanic) philology
    • P901-1091 Extinct ancient or medieval languages

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