Bachelor of Arts/ or Science in Speech Communication Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

  1. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  2. A minimum grade of "C" in each speech communication course
  3. Thirty-six semester hours of speech communication, 21 of which must be upper division, and at least 12 upper division hours in the major must be taken at this university:
    1. Speech Communication Core (15 hrs.)
      SPCM 2318: Interpersonal Communication
      SPCM 3322: Small Group Communication
      SPCM 4315: Organizational Communication or
      SPCM 4330: Interviewing
      SPCM 4320: Communication Theory
      Six hours from:
      SPCM 1315: Fundamentals of Speech Communication
      SPCM 2335: Augmentation and Debate
      SPCM 3321: Business and Professional Speaking
      SPCM 4326: Public Speaking
    2. 18 hours of additional SPCM courses
  4. Electives
  5. Minor: At least 18 hrs. in a single related discipline to be chosen in consultation with the student's major advisor.
  6. Four semesters of an approved foreign language: The student may also complete this requirement by passing a written examination approved by the foreign language faculty.

Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

The B.S. degree requirements in speech communication are the same as those for the B.A. degree except that instead of a foreign language requirement, the student is required to take six hours of mathematics, science, economics, geography and/or computer science, in addition to those otherwise counted as lower-division preparation. These six hours may be taken at the lower- or upper-division.