SPCH 1311 - INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION

Introduces basic human communication principles and theories embedded in a variety of contexts including interpersonal, small group, and public speaking.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of human communication including perception, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, listening, and audience analysis.
  • Demonstrate how to establish and maintain relationships through the use of interpersonal communication.
  • Apply small group communication skills including problem-solving, group roles, leadership styles, and cohesiveness.
  • Develop, research, organize, and deliver formal public speeches.
  • Recognize how to communicate within diverse environments.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0