Jul 22, 2018  
2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM* K173 - Public Speaking °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prequisite: ENG* K101  and ENG* K101S  placement∞ or completion of ENG* K096  with a “C#” grade or better.
Public Speaking introduces students to the principles and basic skills of effective speech communication. Students will research, compose and deliver speeches of increasing complexity and sophistication. The course familiarizes students with the strategies and techniques of successful informative and persuasive public speaking so students gain an understanding of how communication happens and how people participate in public discourses. The course also exposes students to the rhetorical dimensions of many types of public speech and teaches them to be morencritical listeners who can respond rhetorically to complex issues and ideas.



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