Majors and Minors

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Speech Communication Major
This major teaches face-to-face communication skills and critical thinking skills based upon a body of knowledge that is transportable and applicable to a variety of career paths. Performance and theoretical electives afford students the opportunity to tailor their studies to their interests as they prepare for careers ranging from sales to supervision, from the ministry to law. A background in speech communication is an asset to all career-minded individuals who must communicate clearly, forcefully and persuasively.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 44
Core 24
Note: Students may not take more than one course at the 300 or 400 level prior to completing SP 250 with a "C-" or better. 
Performance Elective 4
(SP 200 required if EN 211E is not taken in liberal studies.) 
Speech Communication Electives 16
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Minor 20