Division of Humanities

This academic program is housed in the Division of Humanities in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.

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The speech communication minor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences provides students with a focused study of spoken discourse, emphasizing both the theory and practice of speech communication. This minor can be combined with any major and minor except the communication studies major. A minimum of 9 credits must be exclusive to the minor and cannot be counted toward any other majors/ minors/certificate programs.

Speech Communication Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Students must complete 15 credits from the following courses, 9 credits of which must be at the 3000/4000 level:

COMM 2300 Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
COMM 3110 Communication Theory (3 credits)
COMM 3600 Persuasion (3 credits)
HUMN 3010 Communication Traditions (3 credits)
PHIL 3010 Ethical Issues in Communication (3 credits)
SPCH 1010 Public Speaking (3 credits) OR SPCH 1010H Public Speaking Honors (3 credits)
SPCH 2000 Fundamentals of Human Communication (3 credits)
SPCH 2020 Argument and Debate (3 credits)
SPCH 3120 Speech Communication for the Professions (3 credits)
THEA 2025 Performance for Film and Television (3 credits)
THEA 2200 Voice and Articulation for Media and Stage (3 credits)

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the 2014-2015 edition of the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.