SPCH 1315

Credits: 3

This course emphasizes the principles of oral communication skills in both speaking and listening situations. In addition to theory in verbal and nonverbal technique, the course prepares students for planning, organization, and delivery of different types of informative and persuasive presentations. Prerequisites: English Language Arts 11th grade exit TAKS scores of 2200 with an essay score of 3; CPT Sentence Skills 80 or higher and CPT Reading 78 or higher plus Essay 6 or higher if taken prior to 6/19/09 or Essay 5 or higher if taken 6/19/09 or after; or credit for ENGL 0360 or ENGL 0390 and CPT Reading 78 or higher. Accuplacer scores will be utilized if TAKS scores are below the TAKS requirement or if TAKS scores are older than three years.