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Speech Communication

Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree

The Speech Communication program at UCC prepares you for a variety of careers and transfers into four-year degree programs at major universities.

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Careers

A degree in Speech Communication will prepare you for a wide variety of careers, depending on your focus. Argument and persuasion can prepare you for a career in government, politics or law. Interpersonal communication can prepare you for a career in social services, counseling, psychology or facilitating conversations between diverse groups. Other focuses include inter-cultural communication, organizational communication, information analysis, customer service, and speech writing.

Transfer Guide

Oregon universities vary greatly in transfer requirements for Communication Studies and Journalism programs.

Students must consult the UCC Advising and Career Center, their adviser and their transfer school as early as possible. Most Bachelor of Arts degrees require a second year of world languages; Bachelor of Science degrees require additional math.

Suggested Classes

  • SP 111, Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • SP 219, Small Group Discussion
  • SP 112, Persuasive Speech
  • SP 105, Listening
  • SP 218, Interpersonal Communication
  • J 211, Intro to Mass Communication
  • World Language
  • History
  • Social Science

Speech Communication Certificate at UCC

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  • Work Study (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
  • Scholarships and FAFSA (Sources of free money for college. Application times. FAFSA.)
  • UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:

• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• In-person, online, and hybrid classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Amy Fair - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Humanities
Phone: 541-440-4649