Associate of Arts

School: Arts and Humanities

Dean: Stephen Burke, sburke@sunyrockland.edu

Program Director En-Shu Robin Liao, eliao@sunyrockland.edu

Support Staff: Virginia Flatley, vflatley@sunyrockland.edu

Location: Academic II, Room 2230A, Phone: 845-574-4326


Degrees Offered:

Program Goals:

This dynamic liberal arts program will provide students with an effective and rigorous speech and communication studies based degree. Courses in the speech discipline will provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the complexity and diversity of social values and viewpoints with respect to speech and communication.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts that characterize speech and communication studies
  • Demonstrate a variety of skills to share knowledge and values effectively, including oral and written communication, planning and implementation skills
  • Develop a variety of skills related to core concepts in speech and communication including critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Evaluate the core concepts in speech and communication within an interdisciplinary liberal arts context