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Speech Courses

SPCH 1 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3 UNITS

Fundamentals of speech communication; emphasis on developing, stating, organizing, and researching ideas, and presenting to an audience; includes developing the faculties of critical listening and problem-solving. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: A1; IGETC: 1C Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 2A ORAL INTERPRETATION OF LITERATURE I 3 UNITS

Development of skill in reading quality literature aloud; practice in writing scholarly criticism of the literature presented orally. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: C2 Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 2B ORAL INTERPRETATION OF LITERATURE II 3 UNITS

Further development of skills and knowledge of individual oral interpretation from more difficult and specialized literary sources. Explores other forms of performance such as duet reading and chamber theater. Development of dialect and further vocal characterization. Prerequisite: Speech 2A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 3 GROUP COMMUNICATION 3 UNITS

Communication in small group situations. Role of communication in various group processes, including norms, roles, leadership and decision-making, with application to modern concepts of organizational communication. Includes participation in simulation exercises and group activities. 3 hours. Transfer: CSU, UC Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 5 READERS THEATER 3 UNITS

Introduction to various media and techniques used in readers theater and the arrangement and programming of literature. Performance and/ or arrangement of programs for specific audiences; children, young adults, and adults by using live theater presentation, television, and/or radio. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 10 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3 UNITS

Exploration, discussion, and evaluation of the components of the verbal and non-verbal communication process. Strongly recommended: eligibility for English 1A. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: E Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 11 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 UNITS

Intercultural communication with a focus on the analysis and comparisons of message perception and transmission in interactions between people from different cultures. Emphasis on practical application of skills for effective communication between people of different domestic and international cultures. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC. Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: GR

SPCH 43 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS 4 UNITS

This course is designed to help students develop and refine the written and oral communication skills necessary to communicate effectively in a business environment. This will be accomplished through the planning, composing, and evaluating of written communication; report writing; and oral presentations. Additional focus will be placed on developing interpersonal skills, team participation skills, and professionalism. Students who have completed or are enrolled in Business 43, Computer Networking Technology 43, Computer Information Systems 43, Computer Science 43, or English 43 may not receive credit. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A. 4 hours. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 46 ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE 3 UNITS

Analysis of contemporary questions through written and spoken discourse. Analysis, criticism, and synthesis of contemporary moral, political, economic and philosophical issues of a diverse, multicultural society, using traditional and modern models of argumentation. Strongly Recommended: English 1A. 3 hours. AA/AS GE. Transfer: CSU, UC; CSU GE: A1 or A3; IGETC: 1C Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

SPCH 48 ACTIVITIES IN FORENSICS 1-4 UNITS

Intercollegiate competition in the areas of public speaking and oral interpretation. Other activities include performance in workshops, festivals, concert readings, and the community. 4-12 hours. Transfer: CSU (May be repeated 3 times) Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP

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