The Department of Communication, Reading, American Sign Language and Education offers several academic pathways as well as a rich and unusual array of programs.
- Communication - Designed to enhance public speaking, small group, interpersonal and writing abilities through analytical and skill development. Successful completion of this program results in an AA/SR degree.
- Interpreter Preparation/American Sign Language - The Interpreter Preparation Program enables students to become interpreters between deaf and hearing people. Successful completion of this program results in Certificate of Completion or AAS degree.
- Reading - The Reading Department offers a wide variety of reading/study-based courses at different levels, including Reading ESL, Developmental Reading, Critical and Evaluative Reading and College Study Skills.
- Education - Education courses include preparation for those dealing with special needs children, teaching methodologies for secondary education, and curriculum development.