Course Descriptions

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COMM-101

Intro to Speech Communication

Credit(s): 3

This course introduces students to what communication is and how it affects human interaction. Emphasis is on public speaking with attention to audience analysis, organizational, and delivery skills. The controlled and supportive classroom environment is an ideal setting for students to practice and perfect those communication skills of effective speaking and critical listening valued in all professions, the community, and personal relations. It is, however, a complex discipline of reading, writing, research, and performance. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: ENGL-099 or ESL-101 or placement test COMPASS E-Write 5, COMPASS Writing 59-67, TWC 3, ACT Writing 16-17, SAT Writing 390-420, or RSAT EBRW 450-500, ENGL-099 or ESL-101 or placement test COMPASS E-Write 5, COMPASS Reading 64-79, TWC 3, ACT Reading 16-18, SAT Reading 410-440, or RSAT EBRW 450-500
Recommended: ENGL-101