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  • New Communications Track and New Courses Offered at SPC

    A new Communications track for the Associate of Arts degree is now offered for students wanting to major in Communications at a four-year institution.

    Classes in Communications prepare students for exciting careers in the communications field such as government/politics, education, business, theatre and the performing arts, international business and health careers, social and human services, and law. Visit the National Communication Association website for more information about what you can do with your communications degree.

    The two new courses are offered only on the Clearwater Campus:

    COM 2000 Intro to Communication-- This 3-credit course in an introduction to the concepts, perspectives, theories, processes and contexts of the field of human communications. Students will learn practical applicability of communications skills.  Offered TR from 11 a.m-12:15 p.m.

    SPC 2541 Persuasion--This 3-credit course examines the role of persuasion in public and social life. Students will learn to analyze and respond to persuasive messages through a study of propaganda and historical and contemporary perspectives. Offered TR from 12:30-2:15 p.m. 12 weeks.

    Transfer Agreement 

    While SPC does not offer a bachelor’s degree in communications, our new courses are available for transfer to the University of South Florida (USF) and other four-year institutions for students who earn an Associate in Arts transfer degree. With USF approval, SPC students can satisfy USF prerequisites by taking the following classes: 



    View upper-level Communication classes.