SPCH 2850 - Speech Communication Capstone Course
Credit Hours: 1.00
Prerequisites: Registered Speech Communication major with 35 hours in SPCH courses and consent of Program Advisor
Taken during the last semester of the major or the certificate program, the course will assist the student in preparing the professional portfolio and will give the student information and assistance in developing a resume/interview. In addition, the course will give students assistance as they prepare to transfer. At the last session, the instructor will invite potential local employers.
Billable Contact Hours: 1
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to present a professional career plan.
- Sequence a pattern.
- List alternatives.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to present a professional portfolio.
- Per his/her concentration, skill evidence of oral presentation skills.
- Per his/her concentration, skill evidence of writing skills.
- Per his/her concentration, skill evidence of critical/creative thinking.
- Per his/her concentration, skill evidence of media skill.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to present a professional resumé.
- Develop a professional resumé format.
- Enter personal data.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to interact in an effective interview.
- Demonstrate effective nonverbal skills.
- Demonstrate effective verbal skills.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Review of General Principle of Communication
- Review of Specialties
- Assessment of Career Plans
- Assessment of Portfolios
- Assessment of Resumes
- Assessment of Interview Question/Answers
- Senior College Information
- Seeking Internships
- Seeking Part-time Employment
- Seeking Full-time Employment
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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