COM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking

In this course, students study and apply theoretical concepts of communicating in public settings to diverse audiences. Students research, organize, write, and deliver oral presentations for a variety of purposes. Techniques to address public speaking apprehension, critical thinking, information literacy, and technology skills, verbal and non-verbal communication, and active listening are covered in this course. Prerequisite: A score of 68 or higher on the College's Reading placement test and a score of 3 or higher on the English Placement test; or concurrent registration in ENG 090 and/or RDG 090 (formerly ENG 10 and RDG 10) or permission of the department chair. Three class hours per week. Competency met: Oral Communication (2.2), Humanities (6.0)  Fall, Spring, Summer.

3 credits
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