About this course
Communication studies integrates aspects of both social sciences and the humanities. Much of the work being done in the field is academic in nature. As a social science, the discipline often overlaps with sociology, psychology, anthropology, biology, political science, economics, and public policy, among others. From a humanities perspective, communication is concerned with rhetoric and persuasion The field applies to outside disciplines as well, including engineering, architecture, mathematics, and information science.
Speech communication courses are designed to teach the understanding and skills necessary to communicate effectively one-on-one, in small groups, public speaking, cultural communication and using digital technologies. Courses are designed both for majors and for all wishing to improve their professional speech communication skills or to gain personal enhancement.