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Speech Communication - AA

Fine Arts & Humanities

Contact: Deidre MATTOX mattoxd@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3471

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Some Credit Hours

This degree requires 60 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
EN102 English Composition II 3

Development of critical reading and writing skills, through the exploration of literary texts in thematic units, with additional emphasis on research and persuasive writing.
Pre-Reqs: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN101H English Comp IA with a grade of C or higher

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: HS GPA over 3.5, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher

MU101 Music Appreciation 3

Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

SH122 Voice and Diction 3

Improving the speaking voice by gaining control over articulation, enunciation and pronunciation; anatomy of speaking mechanism, the International Phonetic Alphabet and nuances of regional or foreign accents and dialects; performance-oriented but practical for non-performing students who wish to improve their speaking abilities.

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3

This course involves the study of communication in human relationships with emphasis on the patterns and processes of face-to-face communication. The study of interpersonal communication is important for anyone who wants to learn better methods of building meaningful relationships with a spouse, colleague, supervisor or friend. The course stresses how to become a more effective and competent communicator by its analysis of personal communication goals, communication barriers, relational breakdowns, and conf lict scenarios. Features include structural experiences, readings from special studies, group interaction, and personal feedback exercises. Written and oral presentations are fundamental to the course objectives.

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3

The study and practice of the various approaches, criteria, and methods for structuring, using, and evaluating arguments. The students will address controversial issues in public deliberation, forensics, and educational areas. Experience in forms of debate is incorporated to practice refutation and argument analysis.

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

Art, Music or Theater Options 6
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR101H Honors Art Appreciation 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU101H Honors Music Appreciation 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH115H Honors Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Biology Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Literature Options 3
Course Title Credits
EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

Philosophy Options 3
Course Title Credits
PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Electives

Additional Credits Required - 11

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