SPC 1017  Introduction to Speech Communication credits: 3

This course presents the various components of human communication and the communication process. Topics include perception, critical listening and thinking, verbal and nonverbal communication, intercultural communication, and gender communication. Students will compose and analyze messages that adapt to different audiences and will construct effective presentations for face-to-face and multi-media environments. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for one of the following: SPC 1017 or SPC 1017H. Study Abroad opportunities may apply to this course (http://www.spcollege.edu/studyabroad/).

Prerequisite: (ENC 0025 or ENC 0056 or ENC 0027 or EAP 1695 with a minimum grade of C) Or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test