Speech (SPCH)

SPCH 1315. PUBLIC SPEAKING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

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. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI score combinations or equivalent developmental courses with a grade of "C" or better (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 340 and TSI Essay 4 (2) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 340 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

SPCH 1318. INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

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. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI scores combinations or equivalent developmental courses with a grade of "C" or better (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 340 and TSI Essay 4 (2) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 340 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

SPCH 1321. BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

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. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI score combinations or equivalent developmental courses with a grade of "C" or better (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 340 and TSI Essay 4 (2) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 340 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

SPCH 1342. VOICE AND DICTION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Physiology and mechanics of effective voice production with practice in articulation, pronunciation and enunciation. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI score combinations or equivalent developmental courses with a grade of "C" or better (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 340 and TSI Essay 4 (2) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 340 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

SPCH 2335. ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. ACGM.

Theories and practice in argumentation and debate including analysis, reasoning, organization, evidence and refutation. Prerequisites: One of the following TSI score combinations or equivalent developmental courses with a grade of "C" or better (1) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing 340 and TSI Essay 4 (2) TSI Reading 351 and TSI Writing less than 340 with ABE 4 and TSI Essay 5.

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