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COMM 105 - Introduction to Speech Communication


Number of Credits: 3
Examine speech communication concepts, both in theory and in practice. Develop strategies for effective intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, and public communication. GENERAL EDUCATION (All Terms) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for or completion of ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Develop presentations that inform, persuade, and entertain a variety of audiences. (GE1)
  2. Explore topics for presentations by considering personal experiences, interacting with others, and conducting academic research. (GE4)
  3. Use critical thinking strategies to craft focused, well-organized speeches or presentations. (GE3)
  4. Engage in verbal and non-verbal communication that fosters positive interactions within relationships, small group settings, and or communities. (GE7)
  5. Use supplementary materials (visual, audio, and tactile materials) to enhance meaning and to engage audience members. (GE6)
  6. Apply techniques to manage communication anxiety. (GE7)
  7. Document sources of information for major presentations in MLA-style. (GE4)
  8. Select language suitable to the audience and occasion. (GE1)



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