Communications

Effective communication skills are critical in today's fast-paced world. Whether you're looking to transfer to a university, take a writing or film class, or earn a transfer degree in Sign Language Studies, SPC offers a variety of communication classes to meet your needs.

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Making connections through internships

Internships help you connect academic theory to real-world skills and can provide valuable work experience. St. Petersburg College connects students with local employers like: Telemundo Tampa, a local Spanish-speaking television station; Clear Channel Broadcasting's 970 WFLA Radio; and SPC's Marketing and Strategic Communications office.

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Study literature and languages abroad

As an SPC student, you can take part in exciting and educational trips around the world through our Study Abroad programs. Our communications faculty teach literature, composition and foreign language classes in locations like New Zealand, Australia, Germany, China and Spain. SPC also offers scholarships to pay your way.

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American Sign Language Studies

SPC now offers an A.A. transfer plan in American Sign Language Studies that transfers to our bachelor's degree in Educational Studies and Community Leadership. This degree path meets the minimum requirement of a bachelor's level education for certification as an interpreter.

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Prepare for tomorrow's media careers

Start at SPC and earn a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications at a university to prepare for a public relations or media career. The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports that employment for public relations specialists are on the rise.

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Learn a foreign language

Learn a languageIf you want to earn a bachelor's degree but are lacking two consecutive years of a foreign language, we can help. St. Petersburg College offers credit classes in Spanish, French and American Sign Language.

Join a winning team

The online St. Petersburg College student newspaper The Sandbox News rocked the student awards in the recent Florida Society of News Editors (FSNE) Journalism contest by winning 11 out of 24 student awards - all while vying against large universities like the University of South Florida, University of Florida and Florida State University. The Sandbox is written and produced by students, including dedicated staff writers from our Mass Communications classes.

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English + Humanities = Interdisciplinary Studies

Looking for a unique way to earn your English, literature and humanities general education requirements? Interdisciplinary studies is a six-credit class with a unique, theme-based approach. Expert faculty from these disciplines create an interactive learning experience that includes field trips, guest speakers and hands-on learning.

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