Associate in Arts Degree

Available at: East Campus

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Program Overview

Communication is a learned skill. While most people have the physical ability to talk, we must learn to speak well and communicate effectively. The speech discipline at Del Mar offers a variety of courses focusing on how to acquire effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills and how to improve these skills through practice and evaluation.

Students receiving an Associate's Degree in the discipline of Speech are able to apply their knowledge and skills to a variety of career choices that include business, education, government, health, law, and social services. Individuals who began their speech education at Del Mar have become successful college professors, attorneys, human resource directors and training managers.


Students planning to continue at a senior college should consult an advisor concerning degree requirements of the college to which transfer is intended.

Page last updated December 3, 2017.

Contact Information

Communications, Languages, and Reading
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1534