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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 .
Course Topics:
  • 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

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Access to a computer with Windows 2000 (minimum)
  • Ability to format documents as .doc, .docs, .rtf, or .html
  • Internet access

Grading System:
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:
  1. Demonstrate auditory and visual skill in Public Speaking activities by delivering a speech.
  2. Compose, organize, and outline a speech utilizing an introduction, main points, and conclusion.
  3. Research, synthesize, and cite in MLA Format supporting material utilized in a speech.
  4. Recognize and articulate the concepts, terms, theories, and vocabulary associated with speech communication.

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  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

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