Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Speech Communication, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5606.00
PROGRAM CODE: 29487
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Dr. Cindy Greenberg

DEPARTMENT: COMMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Speech Communication degree program requirements, graduates will:

1. understand and apply the theories of small group communication

2. use both body and voice in speaking effectively

3. recognize and use standard American speech

4. study the oral communications skills used in professions, business, and industry

5. employ effective listening techniques

6. understand and apply the theories of interpersonal communication

7. prepare and deliver informative and persuasive speeches

8. understand culture as it relates to communication

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

One course from each Group A to E. and one (1) additional course from any group

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Concentrations (3 Courses, 9 to 10 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Communication Studies (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


Speech Pathology (3 Courses, 10 Credits):


Electives:


8 to 15 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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