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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech Communication Arts- Intercultural/Interpersonal Communication

Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Speech Communication Arts- Intercultural/Interpersonal Communication 62 -


Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Associate Dean - 586.286.2282 AandS.center@macomb.edu Center Campus
Associate Dean - 586.445.7354 AandS.south@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Speech Communication Arts Program prepares students either to transfer to a four‑year institution or to assume entry‑level positions in communication and related fields. Students complete General Education requirements. They will also select courses from twelve Career Preparation and Related Courses to prepare them for entry level positions in Human Relations, Government, or Civil Service Areas, i.e. Customs (Homeland Security). Students will prepare a portfolio of course work.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Monitor and model intercultural communication competence.

2. Monitor and model interpersonal communication competence.

3. Acquire skills to communicate to a variety of audiences in various formats and styles.     

4. Communicate competently in diverse groups and organizations.

5. Communicate ethically, responsibly, and efficiently as a local, national, and international participant and leader.

Requirements & Specific Information:

SPCH 2850 - Speech Communication Capstone Course  is taken during the last semester of the program; the course will assist the student in preparing the professional portfolio and will give the student information and assistance in developing a resume/interview. In addition, the course will give students assistance as they prepare to transfer. At the last session, the instructor will invite potential local employers.

Career Opportunities:

Speech Communication Arts-Intercultural/Interpersonal Communication- Associate of Applied Science: Job titles range from Human Relations, Government, to Civil Service Areas, i.e. Customs (Homeland Security) are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.


    Associate of Applied Science