The Department of Speech Communication typically is able to support about 9 Teaching Assistants (TAs) each year. TAs typically teach 2 sections of the basic course (SPC 103 Interpersonal Communication Skills or SPC 105 Public Speaking Skills) per semester.
For persons seeking teaching assistantships, application procedure forms (including directions for submitting three letters of recommendation) may be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The forms can are also be obtained through the department office.
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Completed assistantship applications and supporting materials must be submitted early in the spring semester preceding the academic year for which the appointment is desired. Please contact the Basic Course Director in the Department of Speech Communication for specific information about assistantships, application forms (if you are unable to access the online forms above), deadlines and selection criteria.