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FSCC Public Speaking

A degree in communication is one of the most popular and versatile degrees on a college campus. It will provide an individual with essential skills that are crucial in a number of professional fields. Communication skills are often the number one skill employers are looking for. If you are interested in language, if you have strong written and verbal skills, and if you care to learn how we communicate with one another, a degree in Communication might be for you. At Fort Scott Community College you can begin your path towards a Bachelors degree in Communication.

Recommendations for Students interested in Communication

At FSCC not only can you take care of your general education requirements, you can also start your degree with courses such as:

  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Forensics

After you transfer to a University you can expect to take courses such as:

  • Advanced Speech Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Theories of Persuasion
  • Principles of Radio/Television Broadcasting
  • Group Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Argument and Debate
  • Non-Verbal Communication

Student Organizations

Quality public speaking skills are utilized by many organizations on campus, but the activity that is most closely related is Forensics. Forensics is not what you have seen on CSI; rather, it is competitive speech and debate. The FSCC Forensics Team competes regionally in over 12 different events. The events range from debate to informative speaking to dramatic interpretation. The team travels throughout Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Nebraska, and attends one national tournament a year. If you are interested, please contact Forensics coach Nathan Magee.

Career Opportunities

  • Public Relations
  • Government
  • Publicist
  • Corporate Communications
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Advertising
  • And many others…
Page Last Updated On 9/21/2011