A human performance course designed to improve oral communication skills in public speaking, group process, and interpersonal situations. Communication theory will be presented and practice will be provided with audience/situation analysis, organizational strategies, critical listening and thinking, and use of ethical principles and evidence in the preparation and delivery of informative and persuasive speeches, participation in decision-making groups, and analysis of interpersonal relationships. The incorporation of research from credible sources into all communication contexts, with a specific emphasis on public communication, will be emphasized.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II and ESL 009 - English as a Second Language: Oral for students who place into ESL courses|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II|