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Speech Communication


Our major is offered on campus in a traditional format. We also
offer a fully on line accelerated program (AP) that engages students
in interactive learning in 7 week courses.
The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of
students seeking to develop communication knowledge and skills in
business, education, industry, and other professions.
Students are trained in interpersonal and public
communication skills related to human relations and
organizational communication. The major requires 34
credit hours beyond SPCH 1300, including SPCH 2310,
2311, 3320, 4300, and 4110; nine hours from 3316, 3322,
3323, 3330, 3340, and 4311; and twelve upperā€level hours
in speech communication. Recommended minors for this
curriculum are psychology, management, journalism,
professional and technical writing, human services, and
general business. Potential majors may secure an advisor
by contacting the department. A grade of C or greater
must be attained to fulfill a course requirement for the

Admission requirements include successful
completion of at least 12 semester hours with a GPA of at
least 2.00, RHET 1311, and SPCH 1300 with a minimum
grade of C.

Updated 11.21.2013