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Our Communication 101 course is an introduction to basic human communication principles and skills. The course includes study and practice in Interpersonal, Intercultural, and Public Communication.


The Fine Arts department at Joliet Junior College offers a variety of courses and activities in communication, including Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, and Argumentation and Debate.

The Communication program stresses cooperative learning, small group activities, computer-assisted instruction and multimedia instruction to help the student better understand the principles of communication. The communication faculty is consistently developing new courses and programs to better serve JJC students. Students will deliver a minimum of three formal presentations.

What Will I Learn?

Students will learn a wide variety of skills including critical thinking, critical listening, outline building, techniques to combat communication apprehension, the use of academic technology, preparation and proper use of visual aids, interpersonal skills, an understanding of perception, and an understanding of culture.

What is Unique About our Communication 101 course?

We offer a wide variety of delivery with our Communication 101 course. Student are able to complete this course face to face, hybrid, or fully online. Our Communication courses offer real world examples and techniques. Our faculty is student focused and energetic.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • News Casting
  • Human Resources
  • Grant Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Hospitality

Additional Information

We also offer: COMM 202: Interpersonal Communication, COMM 203: Small Group Communication, COMM 204: Intercultural Communication, COMM 205: Advanced Public Speaking, and COMM 206: Argumentation and Debate

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