COMM 1400 - Public Communication

Prerequisite(s): ENG1252 or concurrent enrollment.
This course introduces students to the principles and practices of effective oral communication for diverse audiences. Students will select, organize, and deliver messages for various structured public communication settings. (3 plus 0) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Learning Outcomes:

Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to

  1. Analyze an audience and adapt presentations appropriately.
  2. Apply principles of composition to the creation of oral presentations.
  3. Argue ideas with credible forms of support and documentation.
  4. Defend ideas and projects, showing significance and worth.
  5. Recognize and demonstrate appropriate nonverbal communication.
  6. Use visual aids to support and enhance oral presentations.

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