The Communication Studies Program at Modesto Junior College offers students a variety of courses which incorporate both theory and performance instruction. These courses include: (1) public speaking; (2) argumentation and debate; (3) organizational communication; (4) intercultural and interpersonal communication; and (5) forensics competition in both debate and individual events. The MJC Speech & Debate Team has nationally renowned and captured a number of state and national championships. The program also offers courses in practical speech communication and voice improvement. Most courses are available to students both day and evening hours as well in a variety of online modalities.