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Voice and Diction 1,2 (1460, 1461)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
Notes:
 This course is offered during even-numbered school years (e.g., 2016–17) and alternates with Film Arts 1,2

Course Description:
 Voice and Diction is a two-semester, advanced-level course that develops students’ speaking voices and improves their diction. Students gain an understanding of how the vocal mechanism works, and which muscles are used to deliver powerful and accurate speech. This course is intended for both performers and non-performers, since the skills it teaches are useful in all career areas.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.