4 Semester Credit Hours
This course is a study of the principles and techniques used for research, composition, organization, and delivery of speeches for various purposes. This course concentrates on developing speaking, listening and critical thinking skills, preparing speeches, and analyzing audiences. Three oral presentations will be given. Labs consist of assigned practice, projects and/or case studies relating to topics covered. Course contains 3 semester credit hours (45 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.