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2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Focus, AA

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Through the Associate of Arts degree in Communication, students develop confidence and competence in communicating verbally, in a variety of settings. This degree prepares students, through continued study toward a bachelor’s degree in communication, for careers requiring communication and collaboration skills. Students complete general education courses in the Ohio Transfer Module aimed at developing competence in the exercise of independent intellectual inquiry and stimulating their examination of understanding of personal, social and civic values. The focus on communication courses prepares students in this program to analyze and create effective messages, overcome communication barriers, and understand and embrace diverse perspectives.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will:

  • Apply communication principles/models of communication to personal, professional, social, and/or cultural situations and issues.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the communication principles to plan, organize, and make oral presentations. 
  • Identify and explain the major communication concepts and theoretical perspectives. 

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