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Competence in oral communication contributes to one's success in employment and in human relationships. Good oral communication skills are listed as the number one factor in helping college graduates gain employment - more important than the resume, appearance and work experience. (Curtis, Winsor, Stephens, Communication Education, 1989). Learning how to be an effective, competent speaker can have lifelong benefits.

Sample Careers

Public Relations Specialist, Arbitrator, Mediator, Communications Consultant, Speech Writer, Consumer Affairs Specialist

Additional Resources

The Northwest College Forensics Team is one of the top programs in the region. We emphasize educational goals, competition, and personal development. We also offer various scholarships for students involved in forensics.

Course Syllabi: Search this section for specific syllabi offered at NWC.

Scholarship Opportunities

NWC offers a variety of scholarships. We invite you to access more scholarship information on these opportunities.


Duane Fish
Professor of Speech Communication & Chairperson of Communication Division

Northwest College
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