• Communications Courses at GateWay Community College in Phoenix, Arizona

Communications

Communication courses involve studying the exchange of information from one person to another. This process can take place in a verbal or written format. GateWay classes are designed to help students build skills in:

  • Listening and speaking
  • Helping students prepare for success in a career
  • Building and maintaining supportive and effective relationships, both personally and professionally

Students are expected to understand and use complex ideas such as culture, values, assertiveness and research relevant information to express information logically, giving a voice to their own beliefs and ideas.

Courses

GateWay offers several different communications courses, including COM100 - Introduction to Human Communication. This course covers the speech communication process and may serve as a prerequisite for understanding higher-level courses that cover:

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Intercultural Communication

Employment Outlook

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Accreditation

Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.

GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Why should you choose an accredited school?

Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.

Contact

Division Chair, Liberal Arts

Phone: (602) 286-8728
Fax: (602) 286-8716
Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF104

Faculty

Phone: (602) 286-8734
Building: Administrative - Faculty Wing
Room: AF150