Speech (SPCH)

SPCH 100
Interpersonal Communication
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; CSUGE A1; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SPCH 107

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Introduction to interpersonal communication: verbal and non-verbal face-to-face interactions; understanding messages sent and received; awareness and resolutions of communication barriers.

SPCH 101
Public Address
3 Units (AA/AS; IGETC 1C; CSU; UC; CSUGE A1; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SPCH 101H

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

An introductory course in communication and speaking skills, including the selection, preparation, and delivery of speeches for various/diverse audiences and situations. The goal will be the achievement of ethical, purposeful, and effective public speaking.

SPCH 101H
Public Address - Honors
3 Units (AA/AS; IGETC 1C; CSU; UC; CSUGE A1; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours
Equivalent to: SPCH 101

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): Student must be eligible for the Citrus College Honors Program or obtain a recommendation from an Honors instructor.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

This is an honors introductory course in public speaking skills, including research, reasoning, organization, composition, presentation, and evaluation of informative and persuasive speeches for various audiences and situations. The goal will be the achievement of ethical, purposeful, and effective public speaking. Students are expected to work and participate at an honors level which includes strong critical thinking skills, thorough analysis of readings, presentation and leaderhsip skills demonstrated through class participation/presentaiton, and service learning in the community.

SPCH 103
Argumentation and Debate
3 Units (AA/AS; IGETC 1C; CSU; UC; CSUGE A1; CSUGE A3; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Basic theories, principles, and methods for various levels and forms of argumentation and debate. Preparation and presentation of practice debates on current issues.

SPCH 106
Small Group Communication
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC; CSUGE A1; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Principles, techniques, and uses of discussion in contemporary society. Training and practice in informal group discussion, panel discussion, symposium and forum. Emphasis on collaborative decision-making.

SPCH 150
Intercultural Communication
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; Citrus GE)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Introduction to intercultural communication in domestic and/or global contexts. Influence of cultures, languages, and social patterns on how members of groups relate among themselves and with members of different ethnic and cultural groups. Theory and knowledge of effective communication within and between cultures. Appreciation and comparison of communication of diverse groups within the larger context of American culture.