This course is for students who want to learn to think clearly and express themselves effectively before an audience. Students are provided opportunities to develop and increase their self-confidence and fluency as speakers. The course covers multiple aspects of public speaking and gives the student practical experience through participation. Students are introduced to the study of poise, use of body and voice, oral interpretation of literature, beginning argumentation, and speaking in front of an audience.
Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks
State Course Number: 056500