2020-2021 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

COM 101 Public Speaking

(Contact Hours: 3) Public Speaking is a course designed to teach students the essentials of extemporaneous speaking and help them acquire confidence through practice. The course focuses on managing communication apprehension, developing effective delivery skills and audience analysis. Students acquire a repertoire of speaking skills by planning, practicing and delivering a variety of speeches, such as impromptu, informative and persuasive. PREREQUISITE: Writing and Reading -- minimum benchmarks will be enforced.