2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
Application of communication theory and practice to the public speaking context, with emphasis on audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of communication, cultural diversity, and speech organizational techniques to develop students’ speaking abilities. CIP Code: (2313045312)
Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational models of communication. 2 - Apply elements of audience analysis. 3 - Demonstrate ethical speaking and listening skills by analyzing presentations for evidence and logic. 4 - Research, develop and deliver extemporaneous speeches with effective verbal and nonverbal techniques. 5 - Demonstrate effective usage of technology when researching and/or presenting speeches. 6 - Identify how culture, ethnicity, and gender influence communication. 7 - Develop proficiency in presenting a variety of speeches as an individual or group (e.g. narrative, informative, or persuasive). 8 - Demonstrate understanding of visual communication as it pertains to public speaking.
Core Category Communication [10]