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School of Arts and Humanities

Academic II, Room 2150

Hours of Operation

  • Mon - Fri : 8 am - 5 pm


Why Study Speech?

Employers rank strong communication skills as the most important quality they seek in job applicants. This program will provide you with a basic foundation in oral communication skills – how to be a better listener, how to present yourself in an interview, how to communicate in a small group, and how to be an effective, confident public speaker. Studying speech and communication can ultimately lead to careers in speech and language therapy, speech communication education, law, business, or journalism. This program will provide students with the necessary liberal arts and specialized courses needed for transfer to a four-year institution. Students who enroll in the program can choose a discipline in performance, speech pathology, communication theory or journalism.

Degree Offered:

Associate of Arts (AA): Liberal Arts and Science: Speech and Communication Studies

  • Communication Theory Track
  • Journalism Track
  • Performance Track
  • Speech Pathology Track

Meet our Faculty

Our distinguished faculty of over 100 full-time and 400 part-time members includes numerous Fulbright Scholars, SUNY Chancellor’s Award winners, actors, published authors and artists. Average class size of 22 allows faculty members to work one-on-one with students.

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