Minor in Speech Communication

The minor in Speech Communication is offered on campus and in a fully online accelerated program (AP) that engages students in interactive learning in 7 week courses.

General Speech Communication Minor:  18 hours (beyond SPCH 1300)

Required Core Courses: 6 hours

  • SPCH 2310: Human Communication Concepts
  • SPCH 3320: Advanced Public Speaking

Additional upper-level courses in speech communication: 12 hours

Minor in Professional Communication: 18 hours (beyond SPCH 1300)

The minor in professional communication is designed to enhance communication skills necessary for success in a student’s chosen career.

Required Core Courses: 6 hours

  • SPCH 2310: Human Communication Concepts
  • SPCH 3320: Advanced Public Speaking

Elective hours: 9 hours

  • SPCH 3316: Interviewing
  • SPCH 3322: Small Group Communication
  • SPCH 3323: Conflict Management
  • SPCH 3330: Professional Communication
  • SPCH 3340: Communication Ethics
  • SPCH 4311: Organizational Communication (online only)

Additional upper‐level course in speech communication: 3 hours