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SPCH 104INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION5.0 CRH   F, Sp

Explores how communication develops and changes relationships. Addresses theories and principles of interpersonal communication, including perception, self concept, feedback, listening, nonverbal communication, empathy and disclosure, and handling conflict with an emphasis on skill building and improvement. Personal, family, and working contexts are considered.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 109INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION:DIV5.0 CRH   W

Examines the intercultural aspects of human communication. Emphasizes the significance of communicating across cultural lines of cultural differences in today's world. Focuses on cultural identity, differing behaviors and values, historical context, language and nonverbal expression, intercultural transitions, and conflict. Emphasizes application of theory and skills designed to increase competence in intercultural communication. Meets the diversity requirement.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 110INTRO TO PUBLIC SPEAKING5.0 CRH   S, F, W, Sp

Examines the planning, development, and delivery of informative and persuasive speeches. Emphasis is given to effective structure and support of ideas, establishing credibility, audience analysis, language use, speaker anxiety, verbal and nonverbal presentation skills, and listening. Self-critiques are also stressed.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 114SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION5.0 CRH   S, F, W, Sp

Introduces principles and processes of small groups and development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings. Practice in problem solving, decision making, information sharing, and the and the relational aspects of small group work. Includes analysis and evaluation of project-based small group work. Students will apply small group communication concepts to analyze their own work in a variety of structured discussions and activities.

Prerequisite: None.


SPCH 126COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   F

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 127COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   W

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 128COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   Sp

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 136INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   F

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 137INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   W

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 138INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   Sp

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 209RHETORICAL CRITICISM & POPULAR CULTURE:DIV5.0 CRH   Sp

Introduces methods of rhetorical criticism including neo-Aristotelian, dramatistic, Marxist, and feminist. Applies methods to popular culture artifacts (e.g., film, television, advertising, video games, and graphic novels). Themes include how popular culture influences life by defining cultural, gender, class and race roles. Students will apply the rhetorical criticism methods to identify persuasion in popular culture that influences their thoughts, beliefs, and actions.

Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 or equivalent.


SPCH 226COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   F

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 227COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   W

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 228COMPETITIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING2.0 CRE   Sp

Provides investigation and practice in background, format, procedures and evaluation criteria of forensics events. Students must participate in a minimum of two intercollegiate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 236INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   F

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 237INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   W

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 238INTERCOLLEGIATE DEBATE2.0 CRE   Sp

Provides investigation and practice in oral problem solving through the debate format. The student is expected to attend a minimum of two debate tournaments.

Prerequisite: None


SPCH 290FORENSIC MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION1.0 CRE   F, W, Sp

Provides instruction and practical experience in the setup, administration, and judging of forensics tournaments. Graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: None


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