COMM 201 Business and Professional Communication

Business and Professional Speaking is intended to improve public speaking abilities in a variety of business and professional settings. Special attention is paid to a variety of individual and group presentational formats as well as various technologies used by speakers in professional contexts.

Credits

3 Credits

COMM 201Business and Professional Communication

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I. General Information

Department

Social Science

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Business and Professional Speaking is intended to improve public speaking abilities in a variety of business and professional settings. Special attention is paid to a variety of individual and group presentational formats as well as various technologies used by speakers in professional contexts.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Construct, deliver, and evaluate public speeches based upon external criteria presented in class for successful public presentations. Utilize their personal inventories of knowledge as an aid to developing future presentations. Analyze the public presentations of others.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Required course content: audience analysis, manuscript and extemporaneous delivery, workplace and personal speaking, visual aids.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Manuscript Speech Extemporaneous Speech Speech Analysis

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Manuscript Speech Extemporaneous Speech Speech Analysis