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Department Head: Susan Simkowski
Advising Coordinator: Amber Bergthold
Phone: 479-788-7574

Undergraduate Catalog

Degree Plans:

  • Other majors/minors offered in the College of Communication, Languages, Arts, and Social Sciences


The speech minor is a structured selection of courses by which a student can enrich his or her academic preparation by offering students a way to enhance valuable communication skills. The minor complements a major by broadening the student’s academic experience.

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Why should you choose to minor in Speech?

The College of Communication, Languages, Arts, and Social Sciences is dedicated to the ideals of effective communication through the study of language, literature, speech, rhetoric and writing. By emphasizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, students obtaining their degree will develop a broad understanding of the world in which they live and will demonstrate effective interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication skills.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Academic Clubs and Organizations

  • Speak Up-intramural speech contest