Jan 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

COM1071 Introduction to Public Speaking


Through applying communication theory and techniques to a variety of different presentation contexts, this course provides an introduction to public speaking. Students will be trained in selecting and organizing ideas; adapting a message to a particular audience; supporting ideas clearly, vividly, and logically; and delivering an effective message with confidence and enthusiasm. Students will be required to research and present at least 3 prepared in-class speeches. The basic premise of this course is that public speaking is a skill that can be mastered by anyone with motivation and determination. In addition, this course serves as an introduction to the field of communication. Credits: 3.000