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The award-winning Bakersfield College Communication Department offers a solid array of courses to meet the needs of our students and the communities we serve. Communication skills represent the number-one workplace ability sought by today’s employers, and the BC Communication Department provides students with an impressive set of potential skills.

The Communication Department offers:

  • Associate in arts degrees
  • A lower division transfer program
  • Certificates of completion
  • Three course options to meet the oral communication requirement for transfer
  • Supplemental Instruction led by BC students who have succeeded in our courses
  • Sigma Chi Eta National Communication Honor Society
  • Courses in:
    • Public Speaking
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Persuasive Communication
    • Rhetoric and Argumentation
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Organizational Communication
    • Small Group Communication
    • Health Communication
    • as well as Leadership and Communication
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