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Why choose Communication at PPCC?

In PPCC's Communication program, you will develop communication skills for effective verbal and nonverbal behaviors in the areas of public speaking, cultural interaction and inclusion, interpersonal relationships, group participation, and professional projects. Although many Communication students enter fields of publishing, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting, the skills you learn here will help you wherever your career path leads.

What do PPCC Communication students study?

We offer classes that guide students in developing effective verbal and nonverbal skills. Students who graduate from communication will exhibit:

  • Confidence in public speaking 
  • Effectiveness in work-related projects and interactions
  • Improved interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively in groups and teams

Classes you might take

Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis and delivery.
Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict.
Examines group communication theories with an emphasis on leadership and group behaviors. The course provides opportunities for group participation.
This course focuses on the role of communication theory and skills as they apply to business and organizational settings.

Career Options

The ability to be a persuasive communicator is key to advancement in virtually every career field. Employment possibilities include:

  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Radio and Television
  • Sales
  • Government or Corporate Communication

Careers in Communication

Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.

Program Learning Outcomes

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Communication Faculty Contact

Regina Lewis

Regina.Lewis@ppcc.edu

(719) 502-3133

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