St. John's College of Liberal Arts and SciencesQueens Campus
Welcome to the Department of Rhetoric, Communication and Theatre!
We offer communication courses that feature performance activities and emphasize the theory, history, and criticism of rhetorical communication. Our experienced faculty members will help you achieve personal fulfillment, civic engagement, and career success.
In addition to providing public speaking classes for hundreds of St. John's students each semester, we also offer a major in Rhetoric and Public Address and several minor programs of study.
SPE 1000C or HON 1020C Public Speaking for the College StudentRCT 3130 Foundations of Rhetorical Theory
RCT 2000 Advanced Public SpeakingRCT 2010 Rhetoric of SportsRCT 2030 Rhetoric of Popular CultureRCT 2035 Public MemoryRCT 2040 American Public AddressRCT 2060 Argumentation: Inquiry and AdvocacyRCT 3120 The Free Speech Tradition in the United StatesRCT 3140 Rhetorical Communication StrategiesRCT 3150 Rhetoric of Social MovementsRCT 3160 Modern Rhetorical TheoryRCT 3180 Legal ArgumentationRCT 3190 Rhetoric of Religion
Only academic programs approved by NYSED are eligible for federal and state aid: NYS Inventory of Registered Programs http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html. Minors are not recognized by NYSED therefore associated courses are only eligible for federal or state aid consideration when required by a major or when also used to satisfy a core or general elective requirement.
Jeremiah Hickey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department Chair Secretary
St. John Hall, Room 344