Speech Concentration, Associate in Arts Degree

General Education Requirements for Speech 

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:


  • SPC:112 Public Speaking, 3 credits

Arts and Humanities:

  • PHI:101 Introduction to Philosophy, 3 credits OR
  • PHI:110 Introduction to Logic, 3 credits OR
  • REL:101 Survey of World Religions, 3 credits

Cultural/Historical Perspectives:

  • CLS:150 Latin American History and Culture, 3 credits

Social Sciences:

  • POL:111 American National Government, 3 credits


Concentration Electives for Speech 

Speech requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives

  • DRA:101 Introduction to Theatre, 3 credits
  • SPC:114 Advanced Public Speaking, 2 credits
  • SPC:122 Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits
  • SPC:170 Professional Communication, 3 credits


Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College