Foundations of Speech

Name Title Credits School
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Study of the fundamentals of verbal communication including public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group interaction. Training in methods of obtaining and organizing materials and ideas for effective verbal communication.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

SPCH 105 Basic Speech Communication 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Study of the fundamentals of verbal communication including public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group interaction. Training in methods of obtaining and organizing materials and ideas for effective verbal communication. Each student will speak several times to an audience.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

SPCH 205 Professional Speaking and Advanced Oral Communication 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Study through practice of professional public speaking and advanced professional communication techniques. Topics covered include: audience analysis, techniques of persuasion, interview techniques, listening skills, presentation styles and techniques, effective audio and visual aids, and special problems of communicating technical information. Students deliver presentations in both live audience and media environments.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: SPCH 105

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

SPCH 250 Parliamentary Procedure 1.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Parliamentary procedure from the point of view of the chairperson, combining study of the fundamental principles of procedure and actual practice in the conduct of meetings.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-0-1