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CMST& 220 - Public Speaking

5 credits

Eligible for ENGL& 101  or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 095 .

Presents the principles of effective oral communication including organization, content development, delivery, and stress management. A functional approach to effective speaking with practical application in informative, impromptu, and persuasive speeches.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies humanities distribution area F requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Effectively deliver at least three kinds of speeches
  • Respond critically to peer speeches using the principals of constructive feedback
  • Craft and organize clear, concise, and compelling speeches of different lengths
  • Assume an informed stance of a topic based on understanding personal values, human diversity, multicultural awareness, and social responsibility

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