Communication | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio


Gain knowledge and skills – such as public speaking, interpersonal communication and communication theory – applicable to any work environment, then easily transfer your associate degree to a four-year university.

Work in many areas
(may include, but not limited to):

  • public relations
  • journalism
  • advertising
  • radio/television broadcasting
  • organization communication

Prepare for a career as a/an
(may include, but not limited to):

  • media analyst
  • publicity manager
  • public affairs specialist
  • editor
  • journalist
  • newscaster
  • reporter
  • marketing specialist
  • copywriter
  • director/producer
  • film editor
  • news writer
  • consultant
  • manager
  • trainer
  • Associate of arts in communication


  • Kent State University
  • Franklin University
  • The University of Akron
  • University of Mount Union
  • Walsh University

Program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to write and present an effective oral presentation.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal competency in a variety of communication contexts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of communication theory through critical inquiry.
  • Understand how culture influences the communication process.


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