Course Description

  • SP 101 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication

    (3 credits)
    Meets Category I General Education Requirements
    45 lecture hours

    Human communication in both a theoretical and an experiential framework is investigated. Areas of study include communication theory, interviewing, and informative and persuasive speaking. Students prepare and present informative and persuasive speeches based on classic models. Theory, preparation, appropriate form, and delivery are studied and evaluated. Each student is responsible for at least one formal interview and three speeches. Several impromptu speeches may be included.