Course Descriptions

SPC 2050 Speech 3 credits
Introduces students to the basics of public speaking. How can stage fright be handled? What techniques are necessary to engage an audience? How can the needs of different audiences be considered? How can visuals be designed and used effectively? What can be done so that verbal and nonverbal delivery is fluent? Addressing these questions requires students to examine their personal presentations in order to set improvement goals. The study will help engage students in the overall workings of public speaking. The course requires strict attendance, formal presentations, and impromptu presentations.

SPC 3850 Special Topics 1-3 credits
Various topics in speech. These may be one-time or occasional course offerings.
Prerequisite: Dependent on specific course content