Speech & Theatre Courses

Course TitleCourse DescriptionCourse Number
Public Speaking I. (Formerly Oral Communication) (3) Prerequisite: A score of 16 on the Reading portion of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 with a grade of ?C? or better. Study and practice in making speeches for a variety of public forums. Major emphasis is placed on communication principles and practice in the preparation and delivery of public speech. Three lecture hours per week.SPT1113
Fundamentals of Theatre Production. (3) Prerequisite: A score of 16 on the Reading portion of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 with a grade of ?C? or better. A basic course in the management of theatre arts to provide the student with the general knowledge of the collaborative process of mounting and marketing a theatrical production. Three lecture hours per week.SPT1213
Acting. (3) Prerequisite: A score of 16 on the Reading portion of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 with a grade of ?C? or better. An introduction to the training of the voice, body and imagination as the foundations of the work of an actor through the study of acting theory, vocabulary, theatrical games, mime, monologue, and scene work.SPT1233
Drama Production I. (1) Participation in college drama productions. Selection as cast or crew member for semester production. Two laboratory hours per week.SPT1241
Drama Production II. (1) Participation in college drama. Selection as cast or crew member for semester production. Two laboratory hours per week.SPT1251
Public Speaking II. (3) Prerequisite: SPT 1113 A course in the study of the elements of the human communication process. Emphasis of the course is an analysis of different forms of communication experiences with appropriate delivery techniques. Three lecture hours per week.SPT2163
Interpersonal Communication. (3) Prerequisite: SPT 1113 Theory and analysis of two-person (one on one) dialogue. The course explores topics such as perception, listening, conflict management, relationship building and maintenance, and relational power.SPT2173
Drama Production III. (1) Participation in college drama. Selection as cast or crew member for semester production. Two laboratory hours per week.SPT2241
Drama Production IV. (1) Participation in college drama. Selection as cast or crew member for semester production. Two laboratory hours per week.SPT2251
Stagecraft. (3) Prerequisite: A score of 16 on the Reading portion of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 with a grade of ?C? or better. A basic study of various production techniques which includes stagecraft, lighting, make-up, and sound. Students are required to work on a production as either cast or crew during the semester.SPT2223
Theatre Appreciation. (3) Prerequisite: A score of 16 on the Reading portion of the Enhanced ACT or REA 0123 with a grade of ?C? or better. Appreciation of the theatre as performance art; developing audience standards through demonstration of the unique characteristics of theatre. A fine arts elective. Three hours lecture.SPT2233