SPC - Speech

SPC 200  Introduction to Speech Communication  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: ENG 101

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of oral communication with an application of improving these skills in interpersonal, intercultural, group and public contexts.

SPC 205  Public Speaking*  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: ENG 165 or ENG 101 or higher

This course is an introduction to principles of public speaking, with an application of speaking skills.

SPC 208  Intercultural Communication  (3-0-3)  

Offered Spring Semester

Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 165

This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of “difference-based” communication - the study of face-to-face communication where significant cultural differences exist in values, perception and verbal and nonverbal behavior.

SPC 209  Interpersonal Communication  (3-0-3)  

Offered Fall and Spring Semesters

Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 165

This course is an introduction to the principles of interpersonal communication with emphasis on interpersonal theory as applied to personal and professional relationships. Students will learn to observe and analyze how these principles operate in daily interaction with others.

SPC 298  Research in Communication  (0-9-3)  

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

This course provides an opportunity for students to investigate a faculty-approved topic related to communication using the application of practical research methods. The course is designed for students in an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science program to explore part of their major in more depth by working one-on-one or in small groups on faculty- or student-designed research projects.