CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to the English & Communication Department!

The English & Communication Department at CCA offers classes in English Composition and Creative Writing (ENG), Communication (COM) and Literature (LIT). For more information about these programs and a link to a list of classes, please visit the Programs tab.

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Communication
Oral Communication is a lifelong skill that benefits you in the classroom and beyond. We offer courses in Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Conflict Resolution, and more.  List of Courses

English
Improve your writing, research and critical thinking skills through coursework in English Composition, and embrace your artistic side with our Creative Writing offerings.  List of Courses

Literature
Explore great works of literature spanning centuries and representing our global community. List of Courses

English & Communication Faculty 

The instructors in English, Literature and Communication teach curriculum that is student centered, innovative in its development and focused on student success. With faculty hailing from a variety of backgrounds, both educationally and logistically, numerous methodologies in the delivery of course materials emanate from this diversity of thought and locale.

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News & Events

  • Concurrent enrollment segment reairing

    CNN featured CCA on its July 13 broadcast of "Fareed Zakaria GPS."

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Goal: raise level of filmmaking

    Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world’s third-largest producer of content were embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overarching mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria – and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international awards.

  • Event free, open to public

    The Colorado Film School presents its Fall 2014 Student Show on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. The show will be comprised of a two-hour viewing of CFS' best student films.

    Projects are judged by faculty in the areas of Technical Merit, Storytelling, and Originality.

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • Thirty-plus colleges expected

    CCA students can learn about their transfer options at the CCA Fall Transfer Fair, slated for Oct. 29 at both CentreTech (11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) and Lowry (3:30-5:30 p.m.).

  • November 6-15, 2014

    Community College of Aurora’s featured fall stage production will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

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