GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

SPEECH/COMMUNICATION

Students will demonstrate oral and written communication skills to produce effective speeches, increased appreciation of the speech communication process, the ability to apply critical thinking skills in the area of speaking and listening, and demonstrate knowledge of communication skills through performance, presentation and/or formal testing. Complete the required courses and then choose from either option 1 or option 2 to complete the Speech/Communication major for the AA degree.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151 or placement test scores or equivalent

ENGL 101

Freshman English

3

 

SPCH 101

Public Speaking

3

  Select 3 courses from the following:
 

SPCH 100

Interpersonal Communication

3

 

SPCH 103

Group Discussion

3

One of the following:
  1. SPCH 101
  2. SPCH 103
  3. High school public speaking
  4. High school debate

SPCH 104

Argumentation and Debate

3

 An audition may be required

SPCH 106

Oral Interpretation of Literature

3

  SPCH 108 Intercultural Communication 3
  Option 1 - Select one course from the following
 Eligibility for ENGL 101

PSYCH 101

General Psychology

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

  Option 2 - Select 3 units from the following
SPCH 101, 103, 104, 106, or equivalent SPCH 190 Intercollegiate Forensics Practicum 1
SPCH 101, 103, 104, 106, or equivalent SPCH 191 Forensics - Individual Events 2-3
SPCH 101, 103, 104, 106, or equivalent SPCH 192 Forensics - Team Events 2-3
SPCH 101, 103, 104, 106, or equivalent

SPCH 193

Debate Team

2-3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Speech Communication (2013-2014 catalog)
Speech Communication (2011-2012 catalog)
Speech Communication (2009-2010 catalog)