“The field of communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication”.  – National Communication Association

Study in the field of Communication offers skills in communication and analysis that are essential in most careers. An education in literature, criticism and language teaches students to write effectively and expressively, to think critically, to weigh values, and to communicate ideas. These skills improve one’s chances of finding jobs in a wide variety of fields. A concentration in Communication helps to prepare a student for work in communications, public relations, government and public service, sales, publishing, journalism, advertising, education, performing arts, and business.

Course Offerings

  • COMM 101 – Public Speaking
  • COMM 110 – Discussion + Group Conference
  • COMM 120 – Business & Professional Speaking
  • COMM 130 – Interpersonal Communications
  • COMM 140 – Forensic Activities
  • COMM 201 – Advanced Public Speaking
  • COMM 240 – Intercultural Communications
  • COMM 250 – Argumentation and Debate

Baccalaureate Transfer Options

  • Associate of Arts with concentration in Communications
    • Suggested courses for the Communications Concentration: COMM 102, 130, 240, 250;
    • Additional suggested courses: PHIL 100, 120; POL S 100

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