Speech Communication B.A./B.S.
The major in speech communication prepares graduates for careers in positions such as business, teaching, law, management, human resources, public relations, communication, and theology. It is a flexible major that can accommodate a variety of interests and career goals. A graduate in speech communication should possess: The ability to understand and apply the skills necessary for success as a public speaker; the ability to understand and use knowledge and skills in professional and personal environments involving interpersonal, small group, organizational and political communication, and classroom interaction.
- Students will have mastered the skills necessary to perform informative and persuasive speeches.
- Students will learn the effective methods for desirable outcomes in small group decision making.
- Students will learn the importance of intercultural communication in the 21st century.
|Core Curriculum Courses|
|See the Core Curriculum Requirements||42|
|Required courses in the major|
|SPC 1315||US-Fund of Public Speaking||3|
|or SPC 1321||US-Business/Prof Speaking|
|SPC 201||US-STUDIES IN HUMAN/COMM||3|
|SPC 112||Voice and Phonetics||3|
|SPC 317||Interpersonal Communicat||3|
|SPC 318||GLB/Small Group Communication||3|
|SPC 408||GLB/INTERCULTURAL COMM||3|
|SPC 412||Theory of Communication||3|
|SPC 414||Political Communication||3|
|or SPC 418||COMMUNICATION & SOCIAL CHANGE|
|THE 211||GBL/Oral Interpretation||3|
|or THE 311||GLB/Readers Theatre|
|Required support courses|
|MGT 305||GLB/Mgmt & Organizatnal Behav||3|
|JOUR 1307||US-Mass Commun in Society||3|
|Minimum 18 hours required in the Minor||18|
|Additional Electives Required|
|Electives required to meet minimum program hours||24|