Introduction to Speech

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: : READ 0220 Reading Strategies, ENGL 0230 Writing Foundations or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

This course investigates the processes of interpersonal and small group communication and practices of public speaking. Students will examine theories of communication and will participate in various forms of interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Along with the emphasis on communication studies, students will practice and heighten their skills of communicating with others directly, thinking critically, organizing ideas clearly, and speaking and listening effectively.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): 1, 2