2017-2018 Catalog

COM 201 The Power of Effective Speaking

Prerequisite

class='sc-courselink' href='/en/2017-2018/Catalog/Courses/COM-Communications/Undergraduate-Communications-Courses/100/COM-101'>COM 101 or ENG 115

Build confidence by practicing effective speaking skills. This course focuses on developing oral communication skills, with an emphasis on public speaking. Learn how to research, organize, and deliver messages through informal and formal speaking opportunities. Topics include organizing a speech, practicing verbal and nonverbal delivery strategies, using visual aids, speaking to inform, and methods of persuasion.