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Communication Studies

Note: this major is open only to students enrolled in the university prior to the 2007-2008 academic year.

Speech Communication Major

 

Speech Communication Major....................................57

 

Choose three………………………………………………………9

SP 112 Interpersonal Communication

SP 120 Communicative Voice and Articulation

SP 250 Effective Listening

SP 325 Intercultural Communication

SP 335 Communication & Gender

SP 340 Conflict Management

SP 431 Nonverbal Communication

Choose four.………………………………………………………12

SP 239 Oral Interpretation of Literature

SP 312 Public Relations

SP 320 Communication in Organizations

SP 321 Influencing Through Argument

SP 322 Persuasion

SP 323 Group Discussion and Leadership

SP 324 Business and Professional Speaking

Choose three………………………………………………………9

SP 326 Communication and Controversy: Freedom of Speech

SP 327 Communication in the Legal Field

SP 412 The Criticism of Public Discourse

SP 432 Rhetoric of Western Thought

SP 435 Rhetoric of the Women’s Movement

SP 439 Contemporary Public Address

Choose four.………………………………………………………12

SP 211 Introduction to Mass Media

SP 236 Contemporary Issues in American Broadcasting

SP 342 Media Literacy

SP 343 Communication and Information Technology

SP 426 Language of the Mass Media

Electives.…………………………………………………………15

Electives in Speech, Writing, and those courses with HUM prefixes

(HUM 409 Internship, not to exceed 6 hours). Students are encouraged

to take WR 321 Business and Professional Writing, as a writing elective.

Note: Basic BA Graduation Requirements in addition to the 57 credits.

Suggested BS Graduation Requirements are: MTH 111, MTH 243, CS 121 and CS 221.

 

Speech Communication Minor.........................................27

 

27 approved hours, including 15 upper division hours

 

Contact

Communication Studies (503) 838-8851 | or e-mail: backus@wou.edu

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