COMM 111Z: Public Speaking

Credits 4
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Audit Available

COMM 111Z emphasizes developing communication skills by examining and demonstrating how self-awareness, audience, content, and occasion influence the creation and delivery of speeches and presentations.

Prerequisites: MTH 20 or equivalent placement test score, and WR 121. Audit available.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  1. Develop messages for diverse audiences, purposes, and contexts.
  2. Identify and utilize skills to manage communication apprehension.
  3. Deliver and adapt speeches and/or presentations to live audiences.
  4. Evaluate public speeches, including their own, by identifying aspects of preparation, credibility, logic, and delivery.

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Grading Options
Letter Grades
Additional Information

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAOT, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B.