Speech Communication Degree

Speech communication prepares students to speak eloquently, write clearly, interpret the meaning of language, listen effectively, and think critically. Communication skills are among the most prized skills sought by employers. Speech Communication majors are prepared to enter the workforce in any number of areas, including education, sales, management, human relations, and media. Many Speech and Communication degree graduates go on to attend graduate school, and many of the courses suggested for our pre-law program at Mary Hardin-Baylor come from the Speech Communication curriculum.

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Roberto Ponce


I have learned invaluable and real-world strategies for my future classroom. My dream after I graduate is to become a teacher and role model, and make a positive impact in the lives of all my students.

Roberto Ponce


Why should I choose Speech?

A major in Speech Communication will not only provide you with the communication skills necessary to work in numerous fields in the 21st Century, it will provide you with tools and skills necessary to be a successful citizen. Communication skills are necessary in business, in government, and in the functioning of a free and prosperous society.

What are some speech courses I will take?

  • Persuasion
  • Argumentation and Debate
  • Storytelling
  • Competitive Oral Interpretation

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What are some career options?

With a degree in Speech Communications, your future is open to many job opportunities:

  • Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Retail Manager
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Newscaster

Who is hiring 九色视频students?

九色视频Speech students have found success in many different areas:

  • Blinn College
  • Houston Baptist University
  • City of Temple
  • Royse City High School
  • Frisco Independent School District

Where can I go to grad school?

Many Speech students have continued their education at these schools:

  • Baylor University School of Law
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Wyoming
  • West Texas A&M University

Why should I study speech at UMHB?

The Speech Communication program houses a highly successful individual events competitive speech team: Speech Cru. Team members participate in American Forensics Association inter-collegiate tournaments across the country in categories such as extemporaneous speaking, persuasive speaking, dramatic interpretation, informative speaking, poetry interpretation, and Lincoln-Douglas debate.

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