AA IN SPEECH COMMUNICATION ( Official )
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AA IN SPEECH COMMUNICATION ( Official )

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Program Type: AA Degree

Division: C & I Committee Member - Non-Faculty

Program Description:
Responsible Divisions: Performing and Communication Arts

A degree in Speech Communication from Pasadena City College prepares students for upper division (advanced level) coursework and several entry level positions within the field. This area of emphasis is primarily intended to prepare students to transfer and earn a bachelorís degree in Speech Communication or Communication Studies. Students develop verbal, nonverbal and interpersonal communication skills, apply critical thinking skills, and learn about human communication in multiple contexts. The Speech Communication major helps students to improve their relationship skills in both personal and professional life as well as prepares them for advancements in their careers.

PLEASE NOTE: The courses that universities and colleges require for transfer vary. When selecting courses for transfer purposes, students should consult with Counseling Services to determine the particular transfer requirements of specific transfer institutions.

Requirements for the area of emphasis(18 units minimum)
All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. All courses must be numbered 1-99.


Required Units in the Major:    18

Required Courses
  Students must complete all of the following (9 units)
SPCH 001 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH (3.0 units)
  SPCH 006 - ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE (3.0 units)
  SPCH 010 - INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3.0 units)
  &
  Students must complete at least 9 additional units from the following courses (9 units)
SPCH 002 - PERSUASION (3.0 units)
  SPCH 003 - VOICE AND DICTION (3.0 units)
  SPCH 004 - ORAL INTERPRETATION (3.0 units)
  SPCH 005A - COMPETITIVE SPEECH (1.0 units)
  SPCH 005B - FORENSICS (1.0 units)
  SPCH 008 - READERS' THEATER (3.0 units)
  SPCH 009 - COMMUNICATION AND GROUP LEADERSHIP (3.0 units)
  SPCH 012 - ARGUMENTATION AND CRITICAL THINKING (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None