Communication Course Descriptions

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SPC 1300 Interpersonal Communication*
3 Credit Hours
This course provides an introduction to the study of interpersonal communication, emphasizing skill in identifying and choosing the approach that is most appropriate and effective in a given communication situation. Emphasis on interpersonal relationships, language, and nonverbal communication.

SYG 1431/PCO 1011 Marriage and Family Communication*
3 Credit Hours
This course surveys the social aspects of courtship, marriage, and parenting across the life cycle. Additional topics include divorce, sexuality, and family communication. Consideration will be given to activities that strengthen marriage and family with implications for church ministry.

SPC 1608 Introduction to Public Speaking*
3 Credit Hours
Students are introduced to the basic principles of communication in public speech. The course analyzes the speaker-audience relationship as a basis for effective communication. Oral presentations are designed for practice in speech organization, speaker-listener relations, voice, articulation, and body movement. Speech communication also introduces the student to Bible message preparation and delivery.

*indicates this course is included in the Statewide Course Numbering System.

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