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SPC 1017 The Fundamentals of Speech Communication


Welcome to the Fundamentals Of Speech Communication libguide.

This course uses the study of rhetoric as an opportunity to offer instruction in critical thinking. Through extensive writing and speaking assignments, students will develop their abilities to analyze texts of all kinds and to generate original and incisive ideas of their own. The course will thus divide its efforts between an examination of the subject matter and an examination of student writing and speaking, in order to encourage in both instances the principal aims of the course.




Tentative Course Calendar


Unit 1- Communication; Representation and Skills Development


Unit 2- Communication: A Rhetorical View


Thurs., Nov. 9

Unit 3- Ideological & Critical Views of Communication   



Unit 4-Final Presentations