Communication is a necessary skill for every trade and profession. The LCCC communication program leads to an Associate of Arts degree and is tailored to provide a seamless transfer to a Bachelor of Arts degree in a university setting. Numerous scholarships are available.
The communication program of study prepares students to reach their potential as citizens, scholars, and professionals through the development of communication competence at both the theoretical and applied levels. The focus is on how people create messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, and channels of communication. Debate and forensics are integral applied skills offered in the program. Courses are designed for student transfer to four-year institutions.
Nonspeech majors may wish to study in the communication area for self-improvement or for theoretical familiarity.
Opportunities in communication at LCCC go beyond the classroom. LCCC boasts one of the best speech and debate teams in the region.
Students who transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in communication often find employment in human resources, public relations, law, training and development, education, and private consulting.