Dec 10, 2023
SPC 205 - Public Speaking
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course is an introduction to principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100 and RDG 100 .
- Speech Development
- The Elements and Models of Communication
- Listening Skills
- Audience Analysis
- Topic Selection
- Language and Delivery
- Types and Styles of Public Speaking
- Group and Interpersonal Communication
- Informative Speaking
- Persuasive Speaking
- Monroe’s Motivated Sequence
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
- Access to a computer with Windows 2000 (minimum)
- Ability to format documents as .doc, .docs, .rtf, or .html
- Internet access
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate auditory and visual skill in Public Speaking activities by delivering a speech.
- Compose, organize, and outline a speech utilizing an introduction, main points, and conclusion.
- Research, synthesize, and cite in MLA Format supporting material utilized in a speech.
- Recognize and articulate the concepts, terms, theories, and vocabulary associated with speech communication.
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Official Course Syllabus