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Speech (Minor)

About the Program

The minor involves six courses (18 hours) within the Communication Department. It is designed for students in majors in which oral communication plays an integral role in career success. Students majoring in criminal justice, education, English, and business have found this minor to be particularly useful.

About the Communication Department

B112 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6008
Fax: (716) 878-4697
http://communication.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 credit hours)
SPC 103 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION 3
SPC 205 INTRODUCTION TO ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
SPC 306 PUBLIC SPEAKING 3

Electives (9 credit hours)
Select three from the following: 9
SPC 307 GROUP COMMUNICATON
SPC 309 PERSUASION AND PROPAGANDA
SPC 311 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
SPC 315 MEDIA PERFORMANCE
SPC 321 RHETORICAL CRITICISM
SPC 389 TOPIC COURSE (9)
SPC 407 ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
SPC 422 MEDIA CRITICISM

Total Credit Hours 18
A maximum of 9 credits toward this minor may be transferred from other schools.

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