Speech & Communication Studies Department

Get information about the Communication Colloquium Series!

Grand Opening Party for the Newark campus Communication Lab

Tours, food, and entertainment of the new Communication Lab at Ohlone's Newark campus.

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Room NC1110, first floor, Wing 1, Newark campus

About Speech & Communication Studies

Spring 2009 Sigma Chi Eta Pinning Ceremony.Do your goals include…

  • Communicating more effectively in professional and personal life?
  • Expressing yourself with confidence?
  • Improving your personal relationships?
  • Enhancing your listening skills?

If so, you may be interested in earning a degree or certificate in Speech & Communication Studies from Ohlone College. A Speech & Communication Studies degree or certificate highlights competence in communication skills important for prospective employers, four-year colleges and universities, and other organizations.

The Speech and Communication Studies Department at Ohlone College offers a wide range of communication studies courses that meet students' general education requirements, lower division transfer requirements for CSU and UC Communication Studies Departments, requirements for Speech and Communication Studies certificates, and the Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for Transfer.

This department strives to help students gain knowledge of theoretical perspectives of communication and learn to speak, think, and write clearly and concisely, critically, and creatively. Students study the necessary skills to prepare them for transfer in communication studies or related majors.

Finally, the department encourages students to use their communication expertise ethically and in service to the larger community and to enhance their relationships and their own personal growth.


Language and Communication Division.

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