Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Speech Communication
Certificates of Completion

Including Speech Communication; Speech Communication: Business Communication; Speech Communication: Forensics; Speech Communication: Intercultural Communication; Speech Communication: Interpersonal Communication; Speech Communication: Leadership Communication; Speech Communication: Oral Interpretation.

Requirements for Certificate of Completion:

  1. Complete satisfactorily the courses listed for the particular certificate.
  2. Complete at least 50% of the required units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

SPEECH COMMUNICATION

This certificate provides students with competent communication skills used in both academic and professional settings.

Number Title Units
SPCH-101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SPCH-110A1-A3 Forensics Workshop OR 1-3
SPCH-112A1-A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (1-3)

Choose two courses from the following:

Number Title Units
SPCH-102 Critical Thinking/Decision Making OR 3
SPCH-104 Critical Thinking/Persuasion (3)
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
SPCH-105 Intercultural Communication 3
SPCH/BA-115 Career Communication 3
SPCH-122 Family Communication 3
SPCH/TD-130 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
SPCH/TD-132 Voice and Diction 4
10-13

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

This certificate provides students with communication skills required for careers in business.

Number Title Units
SPCH-102 Critical Thinking/Decision Making OR 3
SPCH-104 Critical Thinking/Persuasion (3)
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
SPCH-105 Intercultural Communication 3
SPCH/BA-115 Career Communication 3
12

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: FORENSICS

This certificate provides students with training in speaking competitively.

Number Title Units
SPCH-101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SPCH-110A3 Forensics Workshop OR 6
SPCH-112A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (6)
SPCH/TD-132 Voice and Diction 4
13

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

This certificate provides students with intercultural communication competence for business and personal relationships.

Number Title Units
SPCH-105 Intercultural Communication 3
SPCH-122 Family Communication OR 3
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication (3)
SPCH-110A1-A3 Forensics Workshop OR 1-3
SPCH-112A1-A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (1-3)
7-9

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

This certificate provides students with competence in communicating interpersonally in their personal and professional lives.

Number Title Units
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
SPCH-102 Critical Thinking/Decision Making OR 3
SPCH-104 Critical Thinking/Persuasion (3)
SPCH-110A1-A3 Forensics Workshop OR 1-3
SPCH-112A1-A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (1-3)
7-9

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION

This certificate provides students with leadership and communication skills useful in their communities and careers.

Number Title Units
PD-160 Student Leadership in Higher Education 2
SPCH-101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SPCH-102 Critical Thinking/Group Decision Making OR 3
SPCH-104 Critical Thinking/Persuasion (3)
SPCH-103 Interpersonal Communication OR 3
SPCH-105 Intercultural Communication (3)
SPCH-110A1-A3 Forensics Workshop OR 2-3
SPCH-112A1-A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (2-3)
13-14

SPEECH COMMUNICATION: ORAL INTERPRETATION

This certificate provides students with vocal training that is helpful for careers in theater, business, law, and education.

Number Title Units
SPCH-110A1-A3 Forensics Workshop OR 1-3
SPCH-112A1-A3 Argumentation and Debate Workshop (1-3)
SPCH/TD-130 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
SPCH/TD-132 Voice and Diction 4
8-10

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