Communication is essential in every aspect of our lives.

MC Student speaking at podium at commencement

In fact, communication, both spoken and written is one of the essential skills that employers seek among applicants. While people first learn to communicate within the family context, the ability to communicate effectively in numerous other contexts is important to academic and career success.

Communication courses equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be effective ethical communicators in academic, community, and workplace environments, as well as everyday life. Students learn applicable communication strategies necessary for interacting in a variety of contexts, including interpersonal relationships, public speaking, group dynamics and business and professional settings. Also, conflict management and persuasive approaches are taught in a variety of face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses.

Our goal is to prepare students to successfully address the increasingly complex communication challenges in our global and diverse world. Ultimately, completion of a communication course is an investment in your future!

Program Details

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Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal

FAFSA Requirement

The student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid to access the Financial Aid Portal and apply for scholarships.

If the student's FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student needs to complete the FAFSA application, and once processed, will have access to complete the general scholarship application.

FAFSA Information

How to Apply

  1. Complete current year FAFSA or TASFA applications
  2. Register for 6+ credit hours towards a degree or certification
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.50 or higher each semester

For additional scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships page.

General Scholarships

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
  • 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.



Department Chair

Amy Post-McCorkle
Allison Fine Arts Building
Room 132
(432) 685-4647


Speech Faculty Contact Information

Division Office

Fine Arts and Communications

Allison Fine Arts Building
Room 135
(432) 685-4624
Building Floor Plan



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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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