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For Further Information

Dr. Soncerey Montgomery
Associate Professor
Dept. of Mass Communications
Interim Director of Honors Program
Winston Salem State University


336-750-2314 (p)
336-750-2228 (f)

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The minor program in speech communication (at least 18 semester hours) provide students with experiences and training in public, intercultural, and interpersonal communication, and an awareness of the impact of nonverbal communication on meaning and interpretation. It contributes to the emotional and intellectual development of students by providing opportunities for creative self-expression. The program provides experiential learning activities that allow for the composition and delivery of oral communication projects to enhance student expression and creativity.

The following courses are the options for the minor:

  • SPH 2141 - Speech Project
  • SPH 2321 - Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • SPH 2341 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • SPH 2343 - Voice and Diction
  • SPH 2345 - Great African-American Speeches of the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • SPH 2346 - Professional Presentations
  • SPH 3340 - Interpersonal Communication
  • SPH 3350 - Group Discussion
  • SPH 3360 - Argumentation and Debate
  • SPH 3370 - Phonetics
  • SPH 4345 - Advanced Public Speaking
  • SPH 3320 - Intercultural Communication

Please see the course descriptions in the WSSU Undergraduate Catalog.

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