SPH 000A. Speech Elective. 0 hrs.
SPH 1001. Fundamentals of Speech. 3 hrs.
A course in the fundamentals of speech presentation in audience situations with emphasis upon the development of effective research organization, delivery and listening. Lecture, three hours per week. IAI: C2 900.
SPH 1002. Discussion & Debate. 3 hrs.
The course considers the study of speech in relation to contemporary life in the areas of public address, discussion and debate. Lecture, three hours per week. Prerequisite: SPH 1001, debate squad member or permission of instructor.
SPH 1003. Intercultural Communication. 3 hrs.
This course examines how culture influences the communication process including values, beliefs, norms, linguistic and nonverbal differences between cultures, cultural bias, ethnocentrism, globalization, and cultural adjustment. Theories of intercultural communication and the practical approaches to commnicating more effectively with persons from other cultures will be explored. Lecture: Three hours per week.
SPH 1204. Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology. 3 hrs.
This course focuses on the recognition and practical application of speaking, listening and observing skills for the world of work. Designed for students in business, technical, and vocational programs, the course stresses team building, critical thinking and problem solving.