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Dean of Communications
Dr. Hazel Ward

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Carol Barrett – NRG
Tasha Davis – RRC
Jed Stephens – RGC
Dori Wagner – RVS

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Communications Division
Austin Community College
Eastview Campus
3401 Webberville Rd
Austin, Texas 78702

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Fall 2014

Please refer to the Registration Calendar for all registration and payment deadlines.

Current Course Schedule

ACC Registration

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Labor Day
Monday, September 1st

Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, November 27th -
Sunday, November 30th

Winter Break
Monday, Dec. 22nd (5pm)-
Monday, January 5th

ACC Calendar

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Classroom Hybrid Courses (HYC)
Speech and Developmental Reading offers HYC courses that combine traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with online computer based study. These classes meet on campus for the lecture portion and the remainder of the coursework will be completed online.


Developmental Reading/Study Skills

Developmental Writing


Honors Program

Learning Communities

Intersections is a learning community of Basic Math (MATD 0330), Writing Skills I (DEVW 1403), and Basic Study Skills (DSSK 0011). Students will come to a deeper understanding of the similarities of the languages of numbers and words. The math course will provide topics for essays in the
writing course. The writing course will use by a step-by-step approach as used in solving math problems to learn about the writing process, organization, punctuation, and grammar. The Basic Study Skills course will
provide students with general study skills and specific study skills for math.

Comp 4.0

Academic Triangle Program

Distance Learning Hybrid Courses (HYD)
Speech offers HYD courses that combine traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with online computer based study. The majority of the coursework is offered online via the Internet, with some classroom meeting times scheduled to give speeches.

Communications Division:  Mission Statement

The students who enroll at Austin Community College have a variety of reasons for entering our doors: some are lifelong learners, some are seeking new careers, some plan to transfer to a four year school and still others plan to immediately enter the workforce once they complete their Associate Degrees.  No matter what their reasons they all have one thing in common—to enhance the skills which they have already acquired, to learn new skills, and to take advantage of what “higher education” truly means.  The Communications Division of Austin Community College embraces all of these goals, and emphasizes promoting those communication tools that are at the heart of a useful citizen in a progressive/technological society.  We wish our students to be thoughtful and accurate writers, conscientious and careful readers and eloquent, coherent speakers.  We promote, in our Division, those analytical skills that will ensure our students are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders. 

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