Speech

Classes

SPC 103 : ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS

This course introduces the basic concepts of interpersonal communication and the oral communication skills necessary to interact with co-workers and customers, and to work effectively in teams. Topics include overcoming barriers to effective communication, effective listening, applying the principles of persuasion, utilizing basic dynamics of group discussion, conflict resolution, and positive communication patterns in the business setting. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, develop a businesslike personality, and effectively present themselves before co-workers and the public.

credits

3

SPH 106 : FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION

Fundamentals of Oral Communication is a performance course that includes the principles of human communication: intrapersonal, interpersonal, and public. It surveys current communication theory and provides practical application.

credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or better in ENG 093 or placement score in ENG 101.

SPH 107 : FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

This course explores principles of audience and environment analysis as well as the actual planning, rehearsing and presenting of formal speeches to specific audiences. Historical foundations, communication theories and student performances are emphasized.

credits

3

Prerequisites

Grade of C or better in ENG 093 or placement score in ENG 101

SPH 111 : SIGN LANGUAGE

In this course, students are taught the basics of communication through sign language.

credits

3

SPH 112 : SIGN LANGUAGE

In this course, students are taught to expand vocabulary and proficiency in sign language.

credits

3

SPH 206 : ORAL INTERPRETATION

This course is designed to help students develop specific skills in the analysis and oral interpretation of poetry, prose, and drama. It includes a study of the elements of oral communication such as imagery, structure, and dramatic timing.

credits

3