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

  • Mt. Wilson director featured speaker

    The bi-annual Sherlin Lecture Series in Astronomy and Space Science will be holding its latest offering Oct. 17. The event, entitled "Zooming in on the Stars" will be hosted by Dr. Harold A. McAlister, director of the Mount Wilson Observatory, located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California.

  • Quality cited by magazine

    Hollywood Reporter magazine once again has recognized Colorado Film School as one of the top institutions of its kind in the United States.

    The story, appearing in the magazine's Aug. 1 edition, places CFS at No. 25 among its brethren, including such heavyweights as the University of Southern California, American Film Institute, New York University, and many more.

  • 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.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • 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.

    Play dates will be Nov. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 and 14 at 11 a.m., and Nov. 8 and 15 at 1 p.m. All shows will be held at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CentreTech campus.

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

  • 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.

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