3 Lecture� CAN SPCH 4, A1.� Strongly Recommended Preparation:
ENG 51A or equivalent.
provides instruction in the fundamental processes of oral communication.�
This course is designed to improve the student's ability to function
in any speaking situation.� Emphasis is on the basic concepts
of speaking as a transfer of understood messages, particularly
as a communication between a single speaker and an audience.�
Students are involved in the critical thinking process of preparing
and delivering extemporaneous speeches and in the development
of active listening skills.� (AA, CSU, UC)
Hours: 3 Lecture� A3, CAN SPCH 6.� Strongly Recommended Preparation:
SP 1 competency.
provides instruction in the development if reasoning skills and
practice in formal and informal argumentation and persuasion.
While course content and analysis of standard debate techniques
(traditional, cross-examination, Lincoln-Douglas) requiring two
matched sides for and against a proposition, Speech emphasized
the argumentation mode of persuasion that enables an individual
to reach decisions based on good reasoning and evidence. (AA,
OF GROUP DISCUSSION� (3)
3 Lecture, A1.� Strongly Recommended Preparation: ENG 51A or equivalent.
provides instruction in the dynamics of small group communication.�
Students will explore their own communication skills and weaknesses
through the application of critical thinking and analysis.� Students
will learn a variety of problem solving and leadership techniques,
including how to conduct meetings and discussions, as well as
how to effectively and persuasively present information within
small groups and as a small group to a larger audience.� (AA,
3 Lecture� E1
is designed to provide understanding, critical thinking, and practical
skills in basic communication settings; one to one, one to many,
and speaker to audience. Students will engage in interpersonal
exercises to use communication skills such as listening, paraphrasing,
describing feelings, decision-making, perception checking, and
verbal and non-verbal communication.� (AA, CSU)
18 lecture hours or 54 laboratory hours for each semester unit.
numbered 30/60 are designed to permit department to meet an immediate
student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching
a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide
variety and flexibility in curriculum.� A required course description
identifies each course subject.� These courses may be taken for
Hours: 54 Laboratory for each semester unit. No more than 2 units
per semester per 49/99 series.
is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects
related to a particular field.� Students, under instructor guidance
and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing
or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department
of directed study.� (AA, CSU)