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Undergraduate Program

Speech Communication BA / BS Degree

The University of Texas at Tyler offers a diverse selection of courses toward the bachelor of arts/bachelor of science degree with a major in speech communication. The speech communication minor also is offered.

In UT Tyler speech communication courses, you will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Argumentation
  • Communication Theory 
  • Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

Speech communication as practiced in all areas of the program is a humanistic field which calls for dynamic personal involvement of study and practice.

Students focus on communication through spoken language and nonverbal messages, creating and testing their ideas, developing individual abilities and gaining confidence and competence in varying communication settings. The skills acquired are applicable to almost every aspect of your private and professional life.

UT Tyler speech communication majors may choose a concentration in public advocacy, organizational communication or general speech communication.

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