Workplace Communication & Writing


  • Mission Statment

    Get the skills and knowledge employers want most!

    The interdisciplinary degree of Associate of Workplace Communication and Writing (AS and AA) will help you obtain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a wide variety of workplaces. Numerous employer surveys show that businesses and organizations of all kinds need employees who are effective communicators.

    This associate's degree, which includes classes from both Communication and English, teaches the knowledge and skills employers are looking for in employees. These include writing, speaking, interpersonal communication, group and team communication, new media and technology skills, information gathering, and document design. This program supplements the General Education requirements with instruction in writing, new media and technology, theory and applied knowledge about working in organizations, and a wide variety of workplace skills. It culminates with a capstone class where you will prepare a cover letter, resume and portfolio, and participate in mock interviews among other activities that will prepare you to enter today's competitive workforce with the tools and confidence needed to succeed.

    This program will teach you those skills employers want most, including:

    • Writing
    • Speaking
    • Communicating interpersonally
    • Working in organizations and teams
    • New media and technology skills
    • Information gathering
    • Document design
    • Other workplace skills