Speech (SPCH)

SPCH 1A  Public Speaking

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 110)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Study and apply rhetorical principles to research and analyze topics, write basic and advanced speech outlines, and deliver effective public speeches. Perform speaking and listening assignments that utilize effective verbal, vocal and physical communicative strategies, and critical/analytical techniques. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 1A and SPCH 1AH.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820270SPCH:1AMW7:30am - 9:35amS. Nahabedian21B-2
Fall 201820271SPCH:1ATR7:30am - 9:35amR. Baker26B-3551
Fall 201820272SPCH:1AMW7:30am - 9:35amM. Boehner-Staylor18D-1105
Fall 201820273SPCH:1ATR7:30am - 9:35amJ. Laverty21C-1
Fall 201820274SPCH:1AMW7:30am - 9:35amE. Crossman26A-3841
Fall 201820275SPCH:1ATR7:30am - 9:35amE. Kennelley18-1
Fall 201820276SPCH:1AMW8:30am - 10:35amF. Reynolds19B-7
Fall 201820277SPCH:1AMW8:30am - 10:35amJ. McLeod21F-2
Fall 201820278SPCH:1ATR8:30am - 10:35amF. Reynolds17-11A
Fall 201820279SPCH:1AF9:00am - 1:15pmA. Damico17-11A
Fall 201820280SPCH:1AF9:00am - 1:15pmC. Perez19B-7
Fall 201820281SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amE. Crossman26A-3841
Fall 201820282SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amS. Nahabedian21B-2
Fall 201820283SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amF. Jaimes21H-2
Fall 201820284SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amM. Boehner-Staylor18D-1105
Fall 201820285SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820286SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amR. Willis17-11A
Fall 201820287SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amJ. Laverty21C-1
Fall 201820288SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amR. Baker26B-3551
Fall 201820289SPCH:1ATR8:30am - 10:35amE. Peterson20-7
Fall 201820290SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amR. Willis18-17
Fall 201820291SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amE. Kennelley18-1
Fall 201820396SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amS. Cruz-Pobocik21F-1
Fall 201820397SPCH:1AF9:00am - 1:15pmK. Farschman21C-1
Fall 201820398SPCH:1AMW10:45am - 12:50pmS. Bradshaw18-11
Fall 201820399SPCH:1AMW10:45am - 12:50pmF. Reynolds19B-7
Fall 201820400SPCH:1AMW10:45am - 12:50pmK. Klawitter21C-1
Fall 201820401SPCH:1AMW10:45am - 12:50pmJ. McLeod21F-2
Fall 201820402SPCH:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmK. Klawitter21B-2
Fall 201820403SPCH:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmF. Reynolds17-11A
Fall 201820404SPCH:1ATR12:00pm - 2:05pmH. Correa6-137
Fall 201820419SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820426SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmC. Rodriguez21H-1
Fall 201820442SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmF. Jaimes21H-2
Fall 201820443SPCH:1ATR12:00pm - 2:05pmD. Mcclure21C-1
Fall 201820446SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Selnick21G-1
Fall 201820494SPCH:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmE. Peterson20-7
Fall 201820498SPCH:1AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmS. Bradshaw18-11
Fall 201820504SPCH:1AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820505SPCH:1ATR1:00pm - 3:05pmR. Walls21B-2
Fall 201820549SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amH. Correa6-137
Fall 201820550SPCH:1AMW2:15pm - 4:20pmC. Ferguson17-11A
Fall 201820551SPCH:1AMW7:30am - 9:35amD. Mcclure40-129
Fall 201820552SPCH:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmA. Uphold21H-2
Fall 201820553SPCH:1ATR1:00pm - 3:05pmA. Uphold21H-2
Fall 201820554SPCH:1ATR12:00pm - 2:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820582SPCH:1AMW3:15pm - 5:20pmS. Bradshaw21B-2
Fall 201820589SPCH:1AMW3:15pm - 5:20pmD. Solorzano21C-1
Fall 201820590SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820592SPCH:1ATR4:30pm - 6:35pmA. Silverstein17-11A
Fall 201820593SPCH:1AMW5:30pm - 7:35pmD. Solorzano21C-1
Fall 201820616SPCH:1ATR5:30pm - 7:35pmS. Tuggle21C-1
Fall 201820617SPCH:1ATR6:45pm - 8:50pmA. Silverstein17-11A
Fall 201820618SPCH:1ATR7:45pm - 9:50pmS. Tuggle21C-1
Fall 201820751SPCH:1AS9:00am - 1:15pmL. Reinhart19B-3
S9:00am - 1:15pmL. Reinhart19B-3
R6:00pm - 9:30pmL. Reinhart19B-3
Fall 201820771SPCH:1ATR3:15pm - 5:20pmR. Walls21B-2
Fall 201820772SPCH:1ATR12:00pm - 2:05pmS. Cruz-Pobocik21F-1
Fall 201820773SPCH:1ATR2:15pm - 4:20pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820809SPCH:1ATR12:00pm - 2:05pmK. Farschman18-17
Fall 201820821SPCH:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmN. Fox19B-7
Fall 201820826SPCH:1AMW9:45am - 11:50amD. Mcclure40-129
Fall 201822988SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amD. Mcclure21G-2
Fall 201822989SPCH:1AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201822990SPCH:1AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmK. Klawitter21C-1
Fall 201824255SPCH:1ATR9:45am - 11:50amK. Farschman79-2230
Fall 201824303SPCH:1AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmT. Pham26A-3811
Fall 201824304SPCH:1AMW10:45am - 12:50pmT. Pham26A-3811
Fall 201824305SPCH:1ATR1:00pm - 3:05pmN. Fox19B-7
Fall 201824472SPCH:1AMW7:30am - 9:35amR. Gonzalez17-11A
Fall 201824473SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmR. Gonzalez17-11A
Fall 201824843SPCH:1AMW12:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Laverty19B-3
Fall 201824989SPCH:1AMW11:30am - 1:35pmW. Taylor6-136
Fall 201824990SPCH:1AMW1:45pm - 3:50pmW. Taylor6-136

SPCH 1AH  Public Speaking - Honors

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 110)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Study and apply rhetorical principles to research and analyze topics, write basic and advanced speech outlines, and deliver effective public speeches. Perform speaking and listening assignments that utilize effective verbal, vocal and physical communicative strategies, and critical/analytical techniques. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 1A and SPCH 1AH. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 1A and SPCH 1AH.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820425SPCH:1AHMW12:00pm - 2:05pmC. Ferguson21B-2
Fall 201820619SPCH:1AHTR1:00pm - 3:05pmK. Klawitter19B-3

SPCH 2  Fundamentals of Communication

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 72   
Corequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH (can be taken previously)

Fundamental theories and competencies in interpersonal, small group, public speaking, and intercultural communication. Oral presentations are required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820330SPCH:2MW9:45am - 11:50amC. Rodriguez21H-1
Fall 201820820SPCH:2MW1:00pm - 3:05pmD. Cantrell26A-2811

SPCH 3  Voice and Diction

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Improvement of the speaking voice and oral communication style, including proper control and projection of the voice, vocal expressiveness, articulation, and pronunciation. Develops accuracy of sound production for standard American speech through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Emphasizes individual diagnosis and extensive oral practice.

SPCH 4  Performance of Literature

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 170)
Lecture: 54   

Theory, principles, and techniques of the performance of literature in solo and duo formats. Texts will include prose, poetry, drama, nonfiction and other forms. Appreciation of various genres of literature through textual analysis, oral reading, and evaluation. Practical training is given in critical reading, editing, and performance of poetry, prose, drama, essay, and experimental forms of performance text drawn from a diverse range of cultural viewpoints and voices.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820334SPCH:4M6:30pm - 9:45pmK. Klawitter; L. Reinhart19B-3

SPCH 6  Group Communication

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   

Theory, principles, application and evaluation of group communication processes, including problem-solving, conflict management, decision making, and leadership.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820335SPCH:6MW1:15pm - 2:40pmR. Willis19B-7

SPCH 7  Intercultural Communication

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 150)
Lecture: 54   

Theoretical dynamics of culture within communication contexts, and a practical exploration into improving intercultural communication competence for more effective interactions with others in a diverse society. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 7 and SPCH 7H.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820580SPCH:7MW1:15pm - 2:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201820581SPCH:7TR1:15pm - 2:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201824373SPCH:7MW10:15am - 11:40amC. Ferguson21A-2

SPCH 7H  Intercultural Communication - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 150)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Theoretical dynamics of culture within communication contexts, and a practical exploration into improving intercultural communication competence for more effective interactions with others in a diverse society. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 7 and SPCH 7H.

SPCH 8  Professional and Organizational Speaking

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 72   
Corequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH (may have been taken previously)

Speech communication principles as employed in organizations, including decision making, leadership, conflict resolution and communication networks as well as substantial skills development in preparing and delivering oral presentations within professional contexts and in the workplace. Oral presentations are required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820545SPCH:8MW9:45am - 11:50amJ. Laverty19B-3

SPCH 8H  Professional and Organizational Speaking - Honors

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Corequisite: ENGL 1A and ENGL 1AH (may be taken previously)

Speech communication principles as employed in organizations, including decision making, leadership, conflict resolution and communication networks as well as substantial skills development in preparing and delivering oral presentations within professional contexts and in the workplace. Oral presentations are required. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 8 and SPCH 8H.

SPCH 15  Forensics: Fundamentals of Contest Speech and Debate

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: COMM 160B)
(May be taken four times for credit)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54
Advisory: SPCH 1A or SPCH 1AH

Participation in one or more intercollegiate competitions as part of the Mt. SAC Forensics Team. Instructions in preparatory procedures for these tournaments, including techniques in persuasive oratory, interpretation, expository, impromptu, speech analysis, and debate. Student has option to choose area of interest and also an opportunity to participate in public community programs. Tournament attendance required outside regularly scheduled class hours. Students who repeat this course will benefit from additional competition experiences.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820336SPCH:15T4:30pm - 5:45pmNotEntered-XXXX
R4:30pm - 5:45pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201824278SPCH:15T3:15pm - 4:30pmJ. McLeod; T. Pham18-15
R3:15pm - 4:30pmJ. McLeod; T. Pham18-15

SPCH 16  Forensics: Individual Event Team

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken four times for credit)

Prerequisite: Admission by audition

Speech performance skills and participation in multiple intercollegiate speaking competitions as members of the Mt. SAC Forensics Team. Auditions are held prior to the first week of class and are scheduled through the coaching staff. Tournament attendance required outside regularly scheduled class hours. Students who repeat this course will benefit from additional competition experiences.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820337SPCH:16T4:45pm - 6:50pmR. Willis; T. Pham; J. McLeod18-15

SPCH 17  Forensics: Debate Team

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken four times for credit)

Prerequisite: Admission by Audition

Speaking and argumentation skills and participation in multiple inter-collegiate speaking competitions as members of the Mt. SAC Forensics Team. Emphasis is on parliamentary debate and limited preparation speaking. Tournament attendance required outside regularly scheduled class hours. Students who repeat this course will benefit from additional competition experiences.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820584SPCH:17T7:10pm - 9:15pmD. Cantrell; R. Willis18-15

SPCH 18  Forensics: Reader's Theater Team

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken four times for credit)

Prerequisite: SPCH 15

Speech performance skills and participation in multiple public performances, including a regional, state, or national-level forensics competition, as members of the Mt. SAC Forensics Team. Students will perform in one or more reader�s theater pieces. Tournament attendance required outside regularly scheduled class hours. Students who repeat this course will benefit from additional competition experiences.

SPCH 20  Argumentation and Debate

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: SPCH 120)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: SPCH 1A or SPCH 1AH

Rhetorical principles of argumentation in both theory and practice. Emphasis is given to rational discussion and reasoned advocacy.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820331SPCH:20TR10:15am - 11:40amD. Cantrell18-9
Fall 201822991SPCH:20MW9:45am - 11:10amS. Selnick21G-1

SPCH 20H  Argumentation and Debate - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 120)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: SPCH 1A or SPCH 1AH and acceptance into the Honors Program

Rhetorical principles of argumentation in both theory and practice. Emphasis is given to rational discussion and reasoned advocacy. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 20 and SPCH 20H. Off-campus tournaments may be required.

SPCH 26  Interpersonal Communication

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 130)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Dynamics of everyday one-to-one communication focusing on the roles behavior, psychology, and environment play in friendship, family, intimate, and workplace relationships. Factors that influence communication such as nonverbal cues, language, perception, culture, power dynamics, listening, self-concept, and health and personal well-being. Problems in relational communication and conflict management as well as adaption and success in interpersonal effectiveness.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820332SPCH:26TR8:00am - 9:25amA. Castello19B-3
Fall 201820333SPCH:26TR9:45am - 11:10amA. Castello19B-3

SPCH 26H  Interpersonal Communication - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 130)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program

Dynamics of everyday one-to-one communication focusing on the roles behavior, psychology, and environment play in friendship, family, intimate, and workplace relationships. Factors that influence communication such as nonverbal cues, language, perception, culture, power dynamics, listening, self-concept, and health and personal well-being. Problems in relational communication and conflict management as well as adaption and success in interpersonal effectiveness. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 26 and SPCH 26H.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820620SPCH:26HMW3:00pm - 4:25pmR. Willis19B-7

SPCH 30  Introduction to Communication Theory

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: COMM 180)
Lecture: 54   
Corequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH (may be taken previously)
Advisory: READ 100

Prominent issues in communication theory, introduction to the professional field of communication, and practice of multiple research methods for students preparing for upper division study in communication or related disciplines.

SPCH 30H  Introduction to Communication Theory - Honors

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Corequisite: ENGL 1A or ENGL 1AH (may be taken previously)
Advisory: READ 100

Prominent issues in communication theory, introduction to the professional field of communication, and practice of multiple research methods for students preparing for upper division study in communication or related disciplines. Students may not receive credit for both SPCH 30 and SPCH 30H. This course will be enhanced by requiring each student to complete more substantial assignments related to these topics.

SPCH 99  Special Projects in Speech

0.5-2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 9-36   

Offers selected students recognition for their academic interests and ability and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth, the various departments from time to time offer special projects courses. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration.

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