Public Speaking (SPK)

College of Arts and Humanities

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SPK 199. Transfer Credits. 1-10 Credits.

Transfer Credits.
Repeatable for Credit.

SPK 208. Public Speaking. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to introduce the student to both the theory and the practice of public speaking in a variety of communication contexts. Students will develop the skills necessary to use communication as a problem-solving tool in the community. Special emphasis is placed on the student's performance as a sender and receiver of messages directed at social action.
Gen Ed Attribute: Speaking Emphasis.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter.
Cross listed courses SPK 208, SPK 230.

SPK 230. Business and Professional Speech Communication. 3 Credits.

LEC (3), LAB (0)
Practice in effective speaking and listening. Interpersonal communication in the business and professional setting, including reports, sales, and pitch presentations, policy speeches, group dynamics, and speaking.
Gen Ed Attribute: Speaking Emphasis.
Distance education offering may be available.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter.
Cross listed courses SPK 208, SPK 230.