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Degree Plans - Speech (AA)

Record details

The ability to communicate effectively and articulate well are exceptional advantages not only for your career, but throughout life as well. Our associates of arts in speech communication can help you build outstanding communication skills that prepare you for a successful future.

This program will help you navigate diverse communication styles, think critically to make well-reasoned decisions and develop high-impact presentations that will give you an edge not only professionally, but personally. Gain valuable knowledge from our highly experienced staff.

With a degree in speech we provide you the first two years of a liberal arts education, and is an excellent stepping stone to a long and prosperous career in this exciting field.

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
AA
Field of Study
Yes
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Field of Study Courses  

One hour general elective

 

Required Major Courses:
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communications
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication


Electives (choose 2):
SPCH 1342 Voice & Diction OR
SPCH 2333 Discussion and Small Group Communication OR
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework OR

COSC 1301

3

MATH xxxx Mathematics Core

3

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication

3

SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

XXXX x3xx Social and Behavioral Core

3

SPCH Elective:
SPCH 1342 Voice & Diction OR
SPCH 2333 Discussion and Small Group Communication OR
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation

3
XXXX X1XX Elective 1
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 1311

3

SPCH Elective:
SPCH 1342 Voice & Diction OR
SPCH 2333 Discussion and Small Group Communication OR
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation

3

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core

3
Total Semester Hours 60

ΔClasses chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.