Speech Communications (SPCH)

SPCH 1 -  Public Speaking  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course focuses on the theory and techniques of public speaking in a democratic society. Emphasis is placed on discovery, development, and criticism of ideas in public discourse through research, reasoning, organization, composition, presentation, and evaluation of various types of speeches, including informative and persuasive speeches. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 110]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU A1 Oral Communication; IGETC 1C Oral Communication (CSU requirement only); MPC A2 Communication and Analytical Thinking  

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SPCH 2 -  Small Group Communication  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course focuses on principles of communication in a variety of group contexts. It emphasizes theory, application, and evaluation of group communication processes, including problem solving, conflict management, decision making, and leadership. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 140]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU A1 Oral Communication; IGETC 1C Oral Communication (CSU requirement only); MPC A2 Communication and Analytical Thinking  

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SPCH 3 -  Interpersonal Communication  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
Students learn principles of verbal and nonverbal transactions that occur in relationships. The course includes the study of theory and research findings and their application to communication in interpersonal relationships in personal and professional contexts. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 130]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU A1 Oral Communication; MPC A2 Communication and Analytical Thinking  

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SPCH 4 -  Intercultural Communication  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course is an introduction to intercultural communication in domestic and/or global contexts. It emphasizes the influence of cultures, languages, and social patterns on how members communicate with themselves and with members of different ethnic and cultural groups. The course will address theory and knowledge of effective communication within and between cultures, as well as the diversity of groups within the larger American culture. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 150]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU D Social Sciences; IGETC 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences; MPC C Humanities, D Social Sciences, F Intercultural Studies  

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SPCH 5 -  Oral Interpretation of Literature  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course is an introduction to performance studies. Students are introduced to the oral traditions of storytelling as well as the analysis, appreciation, and application of theories of literature and interpretive performance. Emphasis is placed on the study of literary genres (prose, poetry, and drama), styles of composition, editing techniques, and performance skills. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 170]  
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1A  
Advisory: ENGL 1B  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU C1 Arts, C2 Humanities; MPC C Humanities  

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SPCH 10 -  Introduction to Communication Theory  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture  
This course is a survey of the discipline of communication studies with emphasis on multiple epistemological, theoretical, and methodological issues relevant to the systematic inquiry and pursuit of knowledge about human communication. This course explores the basic history, assumptions, principles, and methods of human communication as an academic field of study. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online. [C-ID COMM 180]  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AE  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  
GE Credit: CSU D Social Sciences; IGETC 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences; MPC D Social Sciences  

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