Speech Communication

Four semesters



Effective communication is essential in every personal and professional relationship. Studying the nature of communication is essential to learning how to improve its practice in a variety of relationships. The Cisco College speech/communication area of study is designed to introduce students to all forms of effective communication - oral, nonverbal, and written. Students gain experience in speaking, writing, presenting , and debating as they complete classes necessary to transfer to a four-year university upon completion of the Associate's Degree.

Degrees & Certifications Offered

  • Associate of Arts Degree


See the Cisco College Catalog for course listings.


Target Jobs

  • Communication Specialist
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Producer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Coordinator
Gainful Employment

Speech Communication

Contact Person
Division Chair

There is no special selection criteria for this program


Cisco offers three communication courses:

Speech 1315 - Public Speaking
Speech 1321 - Business and Professional Speaking


Crystal Rolison - Office: AEC 55
B.A., Southwestern University
M.A., Texas A&M University

Students planning to transfer a Cisco College Associates of Arts Degree or Cisco College core curriculum to a four-year institution for a speech-related degree are encouraged to consider the following suggested curricula.  However, students should always consult the department, degree, or program information for their intended transfer institution.