Speech Minor

Employers rate oral & written communication essential for career readiness. (2014 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey). Persuasion & collaboration abilities are two of the top soft skills desired by companies. (2019 LinkedIn analysis)

REQUIREMENTS

  • SPCH 101 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • 15 hours of Speech Electives
    6 hours of any level & 9 hours of 300 level or higher

COURSES

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Theater Workshop
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Spoken Word Poetry
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Directing
  • Speaking Through Technology
  • Social Movement Rhetoric

SPONSORED SPEECH EVENTS

  • Speech Forum Debate
  • Relate Open Mic Nights
  • Nicholls Players Production