Top Code: 1506.00
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 bachelor’s 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.
- Articulate the role of communication in multiple contexts.
- Demonstrate competencies for ethical communication.
- Critically analyze various communication practices.
- Demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal and written communication in diverse forms and contexts.
Requirements for the major in Speech Communication
All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. All courses must be numbered 001–099.
|SPCH 001||FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH||3|
|or SPCH 001H||HONORS FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH|
|SPCH 006||ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE||3|
|SPCH 010||INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|Select at least nine additional units of the following:||9|
|VOICE AND DICTION|
|FORENSICS - SPEECH AND DEBATE TEAM|
|FORENSICS RESEARCH AND PREPARATION (SPEECH AND DEBATE TEAM)|
|SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION|
|ARGUMENTATION AND CRITICAL THINKING|
|INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION|
Visit the Program Mapper for a suggested sequence of courses.