South Suburban College
South Suburban College

Speech Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


SPE 108 - Oral Communication  (IAI: C2900) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Combines communication theory with the practice of oral communication skills. Focuses on face-to-face and group interaction through experience, theory and skills application. Emphasizes critical skills in listening, reading, thinking and writing.

SPE 110 - Oral Reading and Interpretation  (IAI: TA 916) (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in SPE 108 or consent of instructor

Teaches the fundamentals of effective oral reading and an analysis and appreciation of literature through performance. Skills and techniques necessary to read and perform works of literature before a variety of audiences are developed. Prose, poetry and drama are performed in class.

SPE 111 - Advanced Oral Interpretation (3, 3)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: "C" grade or better in SPE 108 and SPE 110 or consent of instructor

Teaches the basic skills and techniques of effective group performance where the text is featured. Chamber and Readers Theatre will be staged in class and in public performances.

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