Learning Tools for Students
The Communication Studies Department is dedicated to ensuring that students enter the world better prepared to meet future communication challenges and opportunities. Here are some valuable resources available for LBCC students.
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 364,000 in more than 16,200 clubs in 145 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.
The Western States Communication Association is an organization founded by a group of faculty at a forensics tournament that represented people who were involved in speech correction, drama, oral interpretation, debate, and public speaking. Some areas of focus include Health Communication, Environmental Communication, and Communication, Identities, and Difference.
NCA serves the students, teachers, and practitioners who are its members by enabling and supporting their professional interests in research and teaching. Dedicated to fostering and promoting free and ethical communication, NCA promotes the widespread appreciation of the importance of communication in public and private life, the application of competent communication to improve the quality of human life and relationships, and the use of knowledge about communication to solve human problems.
LBCC Student Learning Resources
Multidisciplinary Success Center
The MDSC Tutoring Center offers tutoring in Communication Studies courses.
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
SI is a student success program that provides regular peer-led group study sessions for students in order to help improve their understanding of course material and increase the effectiveness of their study skills.
Check out LBCC Library Workshops and Library Orientations.
Student Technology Help Desk
The Student Technology Help Desk (STHD) supports all Long Beach City College students in accessing and successfully using Long Beach City College technology.
Degree Completion Initiative
LBCC is dedicated to supporting you throughout your academic journey. Our goal is to help you complete your education as quickly as possible. You are our #1 priority!
LBCC Support Programs
Need-based support programs to help you succeed in college.
- Foster Youth Support Services
- Foster Care & Kinship Education
- TRIO GO Project
- Upward Bound
Long Beach City College’s Adult Education program offers short-term personal and professional development courses that are open year-round to members of the community.
Workforce Economic Development (WED) at Long Beach City College is dedicated to bridging the gap between fulfilling business needs for a qualified workforce and providing education and training, including skill sets relevant to jobs in the 21st century.