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SPCH 1311 - Introduction to Speech Communication (3-3-0)
Theories and practice of speech communication behavior in interpersonal, small group, and public communication situations. The course introduces skills that students can use to communicate more effectively in their everyday lives.
 
 Introduction to Speech Communication: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking (3-3-0)
A study of the basic principles and techniques for the research, composition, organization, delivery, and analysis of speeches for various purposes and occasions. The course concentrates on practical experience in developing speaking and listening abilities.
 
 Public Speaking: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 1318 - Interpersonal Communication (3-3-0)
Theories and practice in verbal and nonverbal communication with a focus on interpersonal relationships. Emphasis on improving interpersonal skills and helping students increase their communication competence in everyday social exchanges.
 
 Interpersonal Communication: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 1321 - Business and Professional Communication (3-3-0)
Application and practice of communication as applied to business and professional situations. The course concentrates on building speaking and delivery skills, as well as critical thinking and analytical skills that focus on how to organize a presentation.
 
 Business and Professional Communication Honors - To examine complex nature of health-related communication in interpersonal, small group, and public speaking situations. Focus on interactions regarding health-related messages in health care environment. Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 1342 - Voice and Diction (3-3-0)
Focus on effective voice production with practice in articulation, pronunciation, and enunciation. Emphasis on vocal production in speech making situations while helping students speak more comfortably, efficiently, and effectively. Study of the International Phonetic Alphabet to identify and eliminate individual articulation problems.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 2333 - Discussion and Small Group Communication (3-3-0)
Discussion and small group theories and techniques as they relate to group process and interaction. Experience participating in small group situations. Interaction, leadership, conformity, feedback, and other concepts viewed in theoretical and practical contexts. The goal is to improve communication competence in small group settings.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 2335 - Argumentation and Debate (3-3-0)
Principles of argumentation and skills of debate, including reasoning, evidence, refutation, and briefing.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SPCH 2341 - Oral Interpretation of Literature (3-3-0)
Theories and techniques in analyzing and interpreting literature. Preparation and presentation of various literary forms including prose, poetry, and dramatic literature.
 


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* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014