Communication Studies

Why Communication Studies?

The study of interpersonal, group, and public communication in business and professional organizations is a necessity in today’s job market. Communication Studies will enhance your oral communication skills and explore how to use electronic and social media effectively, improve speaking and listening skills, apply communication theory, and critical analysis of appropriate communication in various contexts. Courses in Communication Studies teach students how to create, send, and interpret verbal and nonverbal messages in a variety of situations. This program offers classes in areas from basic communication principles to public speaking and group dynamics providing students an opportunity to critically understand skills they engage in every day.

The study of human interactions focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. This discipline promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication.

Communication Studies Faculty

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814