Speech

Fort Scott Community College is a great place to begin your path towards a bachelors degree in communication. A degree in communication is one of the most popular and versatile degrees on a college campus. It provide individual swith essential skills crucial in a number of professional fields. Communication skills are often the #1 skill employers are looking for. If you are interested in language, if you have strong written and verbal skills, and if you care to learn how we communicate with one another, a degree in communication might be for you. 

 

Suggested curriculum for speech
 

After transferring to a university, students can expect to take courses such as:

  • Advanced speech communication
  • Small group communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Theories of persuasion
  • Principles of radio/television broadcasting
  • Group leadership
  • Conflict resolution
  • Argument and debate
  • Nonverbal communication

Career opportunities

  • Public relations
  • Government
  • Publicist
  • Corporate communications
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • and many others!

To learn more about the speech program at Fort Scott Community College, please contact Clayton Whitson at (620) 223-2700 ext. 3260.

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