Speech & Communication Studies Department
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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.
Indolence Is Bliss, UC Berkeley alum sees a future in stand-up comedy - December 30, 2009, East Bay Express - Fremont-raised comic Sammy Obeid has a few advantages over his competition. First off, he was raised in a multicultural community, which means he got habituated to stereotypes early on. "So I learned to be racist and funny," said Obeid.… Obeid's living situation allowed him to return to Ohlone Community College, where he joined the speech and debate team. He specialized in "after-dinner speech"—a form of discourse meant to get the audience laughing.
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