Speech (SPEECH)

Speech (SPEECH) 101  
Fundamentals of Speech Communication  

Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
2-3 Lecture Hours. 2-3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, MX, OH, TR, WR  
IAI: C2 900 GE: Communications  
Speech (SPEECH) 102  
Public Speaking  

Advanced theory and practice of oral communication in public speaking in speaker-audience situation; discussion of psychological effects of speech techniques, choice of words, attitudes, and structuring; role of speech in gaining consensus in a confrontation of the rhetoric of agitation and control; studies of outside speakers from personal viewing, television viewing, and examination of speech texts, argumentative techniques used in the persuasive speech. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Speech 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 104  
Group Communication  

Principles and theories involved in discussion techniques; participation in various kinds of discussion groups to prepare student for leadership roles in community, business, and professional groups. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Speech 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK, TR, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 106  
Human Communications  

Types of verbal and nonverbal communication, oral and visual, as transmission of data and information to elicit a response; includes methods of encoding information for communication, history, social consequences of modern communication, both verbal and visual. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Speech (SPEECH) 112  
Intro To Oral Communication  

Process of communication applied to interpersonal group and mass communication; emphasis on practical application of communication in our daily lives. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 1-3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Speech (SPEECH) 131  
Introduction To The Theater  

Elementary principles of acting, directing, scene design, scene construction, costuming, lighting, sound and makeup for the stage. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, TR  
GE: Fine Arts  
Speech (SPEECH) 135  
Speech Projects  

A speech project performed outside of the classroom as an activity. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Allowed Repeatable Course: Not more than an accumulated two credit hours will be counted towards graduation.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lab Hours. 1 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, WR  
Repeatable: Yes, up to 2 times  
Speech (SPEECH) 140  
Speech Clinic  

For students with problems in voice or diction. Huskiness, lack of vocal melody, nasality, slovenly diction, sound substitution, lack of ease in precise articulation of consonant and vowel sounds are treated. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

1 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours. 2 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Speech (SPEECH) 143  
Training The Speaking Voice  

Improvement and development of an individuals voice, speech, pitch, volume, and overall articulation through use of phonetics of American English. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 144  
Oral Reading & Interpretation  

Study of communication skills required for effective oral reading; experience in oral interpretation of representative examples from prose, poetry, and drama. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Speech 101.  
2-3 Lecture Hours. 2-3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 145  
Radio And Television  

Historical development of broadcasting and analysis of existing programs; objectives of radio and television, study of program types, acceptable standards for broadcasting, and career opportunities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Speech (SPEECH) 160  
Business & Professional Speech  

Speech techniques used in selling, administrative reporting, public relations, program speaking, conference procedures, and other industrial and professional presentations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 202  
Interpersonal Communication  

Study of leadership, group process, and interpersonal relations in the small group, conference, and public forum. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, TR, WR  
Speech (SPEECH) 206  
Argumentation  

Role of debate in a democratic society; principles of investigation and analysis of issues, types and tests of evidence and reasoning as applied to public questions. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Speech 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: KK  
Speech (SPEECH) 243  
Speech For Teachers  

Correcting common errors of articulation, identifying and directing remedial cases, reading aloud with interest, controlling and directing simple classroom discussions, developing good speaking voices, and selecting and presenting assembly programs. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in Speech 101, or Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: HW, KK