Bachelor of Arts/or Science in Speech Communication Objectives

Objectives

Whether one seeks a career in teaching, law, the ministry, business, government, the arts, or social services, the ability to communicate is essential to success. The speech communication program offers the student an opportunity to develop effective communication skills through courses in rhetoric and public address, interpersonal and small group communication, business and professional communication, and communication theory.

Options

  1. B.A. in speech communication: 36 hours in speech communication, 21 of which must be upper division, and 12 upper division hours in the major must be taken at this university; 18 hours in a minor; and four semesters of a foreign language
  2. B.S. in speech communication: 36 hours in speech communication, 21 of which must be upper division and 12 upper division hours in the major must be taken at this university; 18 hours in a minor; and six hours of mathematics, science, economics, geography and/or computer science, in addition to those otherwise counted as lower-division preparation
  3. Speech communication as a minor: 18 hours of speech communication, 12 of which must be upper division
  4. Teacher Certification