Feb 20, 2024  
2023-2024 
  
2023-2024

Speech and Theatre Arts - Speech Option, A.A.


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Speech students develop commanding formal and informal communication skills. Students develop techniques for gathering information and making dynamic presentations. Public speaking and interpersonal communications are the major courses designed to develop the student’s total understanding of audiences, speaking skills and presentations. Associate degrees in Speech and Theatre prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university. After graduating, students may find career opportunities in teaching, public service, broadcasting, business management, the ministry or corporate training. Other area option also available is theatre.

Program Notes

Notes: This program is designed for students planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university. See University Parallel/Transfer Programs in the general information section of the catalog.

Minimum of 62 Credit Hours


Course Grouping


Major Courses


(15 Credit Hours)

General Education Courses


(37 Credit Hours)
Humanities

  • Humanities Electives 6 Credit Hours
Sciences

One of the science courses must include a lab component

  • General Education Biological Science 3-4 Credit Hours
  • General Education Physical Science 3-4 Credit Hours
General Education Elective

Three credit hours
Psychology

Sociology

Political Science

Life Skills Courses


(1 Credit Hour)

Support Courses


(9 Credit Hours)

Any elective with Theatre, Communications, Journalism/Broadcasting prefix.

Term 2


Term 4


  • BIO - Biological Science 3-4 Credit Hours
  • HUM - Humanities Elective 3 Credit Hours

Term 5


  • PHYS - Any Physical Science 3-4 Credit Hours
  • HUM - Humanities Elective 3 Credit Hours

Term 7


Term 9


  • TA SUP ELEC - Theater Support Electives 3 Credit Hours
  • TA SUP ELEC - Theater Support Electives 3 Credit Hours

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