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Speech Communication (SPCOM) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1988
End Date: Summer Session 2002 (Name change to Communication Arts and Sciences - CAS)

Speech Communication - Archive

Commonwealth College (SPHCC)
College of the Liberal Arts (SPCOM)

PROFESSOR MICHAEL HECHT, Head

This major provides increased understanding and practice in the ways that humans accomplish their goals by means of oral communication. The ability to communicate effectively with others in personal, social, and work situations is basic in modern society. The flexibility of the program allows preparation for a variety of careers such as law, education, business, agriculture, administration, and the health-related fields. Speech Communication lends itself readily to a simultaneous degree or a multiple major degree program in which students prepare themselves in several fields of study.

For the B.A. degree in Speech Communication, a minimum of 124 credits is required.

TO VIEW THE Speech Communication Minor

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 28 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 27 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (9 credits)
SPCOM 210(3), SPCOM 220 GH(3), SPCOM 230(3) (Sem: 3-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from SPCOM 305(3), SPCOM 312(3), SPCOM 313(3), SPCOM 350(3), SPCOM 352(3), SPCOM 380W(3) (Sem: 3-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (15 credits)
Select 15 credits in speech communication, including at least 12 credits at the 400 level (3 credits each of SPCOM 495 and SPCOM 499 DF may be used to fulfill the 400-level requirement) (Sem: 1-8)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1988

Blue Sheet Item #: 16-10-059

Review Date: 01/19/00 (General Education information updated)

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