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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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.
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.
- 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
- Social Science
Communications: One Year Certificate at UCC
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