The speech communication major provides students with an opportunity to improve their
personal, public and professional lives. Students study communication dynamics in
interpersonal relationships, groups and public settings. By studying how, why and
with what consequences people communicate, students will become more competent communicators.
Students will develop broad-based competencies in oral and written communication as
well as critical analysis. The articulated transfer major will prepare students for
further studies toward a baccalaureate degree in speech and/or communication studies.
The graduate of the AA program in speech communication will:
- Demonstrate knowledge of communication theories.
- Demonstrate competent communication behaviors for a variety of purposes.
- Be able to locate, synthesize, evaluate and utilize research.
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