Speech is an excellent major to prepare you for work in many fields, including banking, public relations, sales, child care, marketing, retailing, law, industry, management, human resources, law enforcement, government, education, and politics-to mention a few.
UW-Platteville offers a 36-credit major in speech. The curriculum reflects both its rhetorical and theatrical heritage, and the contemporary demands of society and the work place. Your course of study will include both general education (university) requirements and required and elective classes in the major.
Courses offered include:
- Interpersonal Communication
- Communication and Leadership in Small Groups
- Voice and Diction
- Oral Interpretation of Literature
- Traditional Grammar
- Persuasion and Argument
- Directed Studies in Forensics
- Public Address and Speech Writing
- Communication Theory
- Rhetorical Criticism
- Rhetoric of Western Thought
For further information contact the Chair of the Performing & Visual Arts Department, G. Daniel Fairchild at email firstname.lastname@example.org