COM 231 Public Speaking
This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in English Composition. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).