SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course introduces basic human communication principles and theories embedded in a variety of contexts including interpersonal, small group, and public speaking.
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is an application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students' speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively evaluate oral presentations.
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is the application of communication theory to interpersonal relationship development, maintenance, and termination in relationship contexts including friendships, romantic partners, families, and relationships with co-workers and supervisors.
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speech 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is the study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations, dyads, teams, and technologically mediated formats.
SPCH 1342 Voice and Diction 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course covers instruction in the development of effective habits in the use of the speaking voice. It covers the study of English phonetics, phrasing, intonation and voice production. Training is given to enable the student to listen intelligently to the sound of his/her own voice. Students cannot receive credit for both SPCH 1342 and DRAM 2336.
SPCH 2333 Discussion and Small Group Communication 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course includes discussion and small group theories and techniques as they relate to group processes and interaction.
SPCH 2335 Argumentation and Debate 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
SPCH 2336 Forensics 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course covers an introduction to oral interpretation of literature, including preparation and reading of printed material, and practical experience in storytelling and choral speaking. Instruction in techniques and analysis of literature will be read aloud. It covers the techniques of oral reading. Students cannot receive credit for both SPCH 2341 and DRAM 2341.