This study classifies themes in speech communication and speech communication education research. Its findings, in the area of speech communication, include general topics, subject of communication, mediums of communication, communication types, the purpose of communication, the communication process, communicative expression, and the culture of communication. The second part of this paper links the two research areas of speech communication and speech communication education. The third section focuses on the area of speech communication education, which includes early childhood education, elementary education, secondary education, college education, linked and integrated education, vocational education, and general education. The fourth section covers extended research, including adjoining disciplines and Korean language education.