Students will develop the ability to:
- Follow a consistent organizational pattern that presents ideas in a clear, articulate manner.
- Make language choices that are effective for the presentation and engage diverse audiences.
- Deliver presentations using appropriate posture, eye contact, vocal expression, and other body language.
- Use a variety of supporting materials that establish their credibility.
- Listen respectfully and critically to other speakers while focusing on their verbal and nonverbal messages.
- Evaluate, interpret, and critique a speaker’s central message.
- COM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 credits)
- COM 114 Professional Speaking (3 credits)
For Early Childhood, Elementary Ed, and Human Services only:
- COM 113 Interpersonal Speech (3 credits)
- COM 160 Intercultural Communication (3 credits)