The speech communication program at COCC changes people's lives by giving them the understanding and skills they need to be more effective and empowered in the workplace, as well as friendship and family settings.
You can find additional information for transfer students interested in pursuing a bachelor's degree in speech communications on page 75 of the COCC 2017-18 Catalog.
Speech Communication Faculty:
Speech program coordinator: Justin Borowsky
Michael Artus, Jon Bouknight, Jim Hofman, Lilli Ann Linford-Foreman, and Anne Zmyslinski-Seelig.
Speech Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between self-presentation
and feedback in personal, social, or public settings.
- Students will interpret and use nonverbal messages to enhance the effectiveness of
- Students will analyze, orally and/or in writing, their own and other students' communication
- Students will exhibit technical skill in the construction of targeted messages.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the way situational variables, including
personal history, ethical choices, and the socio-cultural environment impact the meaning
of shared messages.
- Students will apply a range of decoding strategies to comprehend, analyze, interpret,
and evaluate a variety of verbal and nonverbal messages.