Why Communication Arts?
Communication is an integral goal for all degree programs at CCAC. Our English, Developmental Studies and Speech courses help students employ written and oral communication skills in order to convey clear and organized information to target audiences for specific purposes.
American Sign Language - English Interpreting, A.S. (915.3)
This comprehensive program prepares students for rewarding careers in interpreting, with an educational philosophy that centers on providing students with the superior language skills and ethical competencies needed by today's interpreters. Students learn the skills necessary to become proficient American Sign Language professionals through foundational interpreting courses, observations in the field and practicum placement. Graduates will be prepared to take the Pennsylvania Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment.
TESOL Certificate, Diploma (659)
The English department offers a specialized certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Designed for students interested in teaching English abroad or moving on to undergraduate/graduate work in linguistics, the certificate provides you with a foundational core of concepts and training that allows you to pursue these goals.
This degree offered is 100% online.
CCAC currently offers 26 English courses. These courses include English Composition 1 and 2, which teach college level writing , Literature courses that span all time periods and genres, Degree based courses, ESL courses and Creative Writing courses.
For those who have a deeper interest in English, check out our Liberal Arts Associates Degree.