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Academic Department: Communication
Main Office: AC 304
Phone Ext: 7348
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

Courses in speech offer a fundamental and valuable skill for all students. Learning to communicate our ideas orally with ease and persuasion is of significant value whether it is used interpersonally between friends, within decision-making groups, or before large audiences.

Career Options
Communication Analyst, Interpersonal Communications Consultant, Lawyer, Public Relations Representative, Sales, Radio Announcer, Speech Therapist, Speech Writer

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.A. in Speech
Students may take speech classes at either campus to fulfill requirements for the major. The Speech Program serves a variety of populations such as transfer candidates, nondegree students from the business community, and students interested in self-enrichment. Please note: Students are required to complete English 150 for the Associate degree. All students should consult a counselor.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9348