The 15-credit speech minor is useful for students planning careers in which effective oral communication is essential, such as law, teaching, broadcasting, the performing arts, hotel management, tourism, advertising, and public relations. For international students, it would be an ideal minor, since it would enable them to enhance their speaking facility.

Students interested in this minor must complete 15 credits from the following 3-credit courses:

  • COMM1106 Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM2557 Radio Broadcast Workshop
  • SPCH1105 Voice Production and Articulation
  • SPCH1155 Public Speaking
  • SPCH2153 Speech and Voice Improvement
  • SPCH2217 Speech for Broadcasters
  • SPCH2318 Oral Presentations
  • SPCH2351 Persuasive Speaking
  • SPCH2353 Speech: Small-group Discussion
  • SPCH4430 Selected Studies in Speech
  • THEA2205 Acting: Theory and Practice I