The Community College of Aurora’s Communication program is dedicated to helping students develop and improve their understanding of human communication through theoretical and practical exploration of this diverse field.
Students interested in a Communication Degree with Designation or future four-year major in the field should speak with Professor Vicki Graham to learn about the major, careers in the field, and developing their skills through on-campus activities. You can find her in C308F, or contact her at 303-340-7531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required Communication Courses
Communication courses can be used to satisfy several general education and transfer requirements. Students can also complete their CCA Associate Degree with Communication as their Degree with Designation.
COM 115: Public Speaking - Acquire the ability to organize ideas and present them with confidence. While this course is offered each semester, COM Majors are recommended to take this course during spring semester.
COM 125: Interpersonal Communication - Equip yourself with skills to improve relationships with your family, friends, & coworkers. While this course is offered each semester, COM Majors are recommended to take this course during summer or fall semester.
COM 217: Group Communication - Acquire the skills to lead, communicate, and contribute effectively in any group setting. This course is only offered during fall semesters.
COM 220: Intercultural Communication - Skillfully assess hidden cultural dimensions while improving your interactions in our intercultural world. This course is offered in fall and spring semesters.
COM 280: Internship - Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program. Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.
Statements which articulate, in measurable terms, what students should know and be able to demonstrate as a result of and at the conclusion of a program. PLOs communicate program goals explicitly and foster transfer of responsibility for learning from faculty to students.
A student who obtains an AA degree in Communication from the Community College of Aurora will demonstrate the following abilities:
Construct well-reasoned messages.
Disseminate clear messages responsibly.
Create a sense of connectedness while engaging with others.
Demonstrate appropriate behavior(s) in a given context.
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