2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 207 - Public Speaking

3 CR
Theories, techniques, and practice in creating and delivering various types of speeches. The course focuses on researching and organizing speeches, audience analysis, dealing with speech apprehension, and the development of skills in delivering effective informal and formal speeches in business and professional situations.

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® writing score of at least 237, or TSEN 65 ENGL 151 ENGL 151H ENGL 152 , or ENGL 152H   with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Effective Communication - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Communications
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify different types of speeches.
  2. Analyze different audiences.
  3. Perform research.
  4. Differentiate between informative and persuasive speaking.
  5. Construct at least three different types of speeches.
  6. Deliver at least three different types of well-organized speeches.
  7. Identify speech apprehension techniques.