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Speech Minor

To be accepted as a minor in speech communication, a student must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 point scale). An 18-hour minor in speech communication may comprise any courses in the Speech Communication curriculum at the 200 level or above, except for those courses restricted to majors only.

Students and their respective advisers will set up a minor program that includes courses that best meet the students' academic and career interests.

At the time they apply for their minor (or earlier), students should consult with the Speech Communication Director of Undergraduate Studies at (618) 650-3090.

Requirements for Speech Communication Minor :

  • Complete 18 semester hours of speech communication courses at the 200 level or above, except for those courses restricted to majors only
  • Have a GPA of 2.0 or above for coursework completed at SIUE
  • At least 9 Semester hours must be earned at SIUE

Note:

Students should consult with the speech communication director of undergraduate studies, (618) 650-3090 if help is needed in identifying courses which best meet the students' academic and career interests.

Speech Communication Education Minor:

  • Available to Language Arts Secondary Certification students only (must apply through the Department of English Language and Literature)
  • Complete 21 semester hours of speech communication courses identified below:

SPC 103
SPC 105
SPC 201
SPC 204
SPC 261
SPC 305
SPC 461

  • At least 9 semester hours must be earned at SIUE

  • Courses may also be used to fulfill general education requirements

  • Must maintain a minimum major and minor GPA of 3.0

  • Must pass the Department of English Language and Literature screening to be eligible for student teaching

  • Must gain advisement for professional education courses through the Office of Clinical Experience, Certification, and Advisement