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What will a student of Communication learn?

Heartland's communication courses provide you with opportunities to speak, listen, investigate, discuss, create and report. Becoming an effective communicator involves creating engaging visual aids, developing an awareness of and respect for cultural diversity, exploring important social issues and promoting the betterment of everyday life.

Fast Facts:

Communication classes at HCC include Oral Communications, Interpersonal Communications, Writing for the Media, Newspaper Production and Activism. Students of communication also have the opportunity to write for The Spectator, HCC's student newspaper.

What is the occupational outlook?

A communications background serves as a basis of study in a variety of areas. With a degree in communications, you are able to enter a number of fields, including:

  • Community Relations
  • Government/Social Services
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Public Relations/Publicity
  • Publishing/Editing