Communication Studies

Student debates in classroom

Student work at E-cycling as part of small group communication class

Employers cite effective communication as one of the most important skills they seek in employees regardless of their field of work. Today’s workplace requires the ability to work effectively in teams, critically evaluate information, communicate professionally, demonstrate leadership skills, present information confidently, make conscientious communication choices in a variety of cultural contexts, and interact effectively with others to build productive work environments.

Communication courses also impact students’ self-assessment and growth in terms of communication competence and confidence.  

The Communication Studies department at Clark College empowers students with these skills by offering courses in Interpersonal Communication, Small Group Communication, Public Speaking, Mass Media, Intercultural Communication and Organizational Communication.  

The goals of the Communication Studies Department: