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SPE 203 Persuasive Speaking

Course Description: An advanced course in the theories and concepts of persuasion. Includes both interpersonal and public strategies and patterns.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

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SPE 208 Business and Professional Speech

Course Description: Effective oral presentation of business, technical, and professional reports. Modern trends in the use of visual aids. Contemporary model speeches studied; students write and present original material.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

SPE 102 Minimum Grade of D

SPE 209 Speech Writing

Course Description: An advanced course providing study and practical application of the techniques of speech writing. For executives, writers, and those who write, or expect to write, oral presentations for delivery by others.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

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SPE 215 Oral Interpretation

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Areas of Knowledge I. Fulfills oral requirement for majors.

Course Description: The study of techniques that will help the student to develop an ability to recreate orally and respond to the emotional values of great literature. Literary types are analyzed and presented to an audience. Recommended for prospective teachers.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

SPE 256 Phonetics

Course Description: A study of the sounds of American English including practice in International Phonetic Alphabet transcription of standard English, foreign accents and phonologically disordered speech. Practice in Spanish transcription is provided for students in the bilingual track.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits

SPE 296E Topic: Basic American Sign Language II

Prerequisite: SPE 165 or permission of the Instructor.

Course Description: Designed for Speech Communication majors and nonmajors. It will deal with a variety of topics of a current or general nature, as listed in the undergraduate course schedule. Certain topics may require a fee in addition to tuition.

3 credits

Prerequisites

SPE 165 Min Grade D

SPE 296F Topic in Speech: Male and Female Communication

Course Description: Do men and women communicate differently? Do they use words differently? Do they understand them differently? And if they do, how did things get this way?

3 credits