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Speech

Communication is essential for every part of our lives. In fact, most employers look for people with strong communication skills when hiring people. People first learn to communicate from their families, but there are options for communication strategies that are often better than those we learned.

That is what communication courses teach – better ways to communicate from public speaking to interpersonal communication, conflict management, group communication, and new and exciting perspectives on how communication works – or often does not work! You will learn how to adjust your communication choices to be more effective in every aspect of your life. Speech courses are perfect for all students, especially those concerned about speaking in front of an audience because they learn how to feel and appear more confident.

Expect very interactive class in in-class courses. We offer online Speech classes. A communication course is an investment in your future!  


Speech for the Future 

Program Details

To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:

1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor

*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.

Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.

  • College or University Professor
  • Forensics/Debate Coach
  • High School Speech Teacher
  • Language Arts Coordinator
  • Communication Trainer
  • Events Planner
  • Employee Information
  • Executive Manager
  • Field Publicity Consultant
  • Politician
  • Corporate Relations Officer
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Director of Corporate
    Communications
  • Communication Services
  • Director of Media Relations
  • Director of Training and Development
  • Employee Communication and Training
  • External Communications Manager

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.

Speech Faculty

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katherine allen
Department Chair, Professor
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Organizational Management, Modern and Classical Languages, Speech
Allison Fine Arts Building, Room 136A
(432) 685-6409
Deanne Causey
deanne causey
Adjunct Instructor
Speech
Allison Fine Arts Building, Room 135
(432) 685-4624
Betty Clements
betty clements
Associate Professor
Speech
Allison Fine Arts Building, Room 120
(432) 685-5595

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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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