Requirements and Details

Total program semester hours: 42-44

Core Requirements

Code Course Title Units
SPCM 100 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 2
SPCM 110 Introduction to Speech Communication Theory and Practice 2
SPCM 360 Leadership Communication* 2
SPCM 452 Rhetorical Criticism 4
SPCM 499 Senior Project 2-4

*SPCM 360 must be taken in the same semester with at least one additional SPCM upper division class.

A minimum of three of the following four:

Code Course Title Units
SPCM 210 Interpersonal Communication 4
SPCM 220 Intercultural Communication 4
SPCM 240 Persuasion and Social Influence 4
SPCM 250 Public Controversy and Criticism 4

Electives

16 semester hours from the following four:

Code Course Title Units
SPCM 310 The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication 4
SPCM 332 Interviewing Principles & Practices 4
SPCM 345 Trial Advocacy 4 or 8
SPCM 350 Argumentation & Debate 4 or 8
SPCM 400 Voices of Revolution 4
SPCM 420 Health Communication 4
SPCM 440 Advocacy: An Experience in Social Justice 4
SPCM 450 Political Communication 4
SPCM 490 Special Topics in Speech Communication 4