Course Overview

This course helps students effectively deliver an oral presentation to an adult audience; listen to and critique objectively the oral presentations of others; effectively participate in one-to-one communication experiences using techniques of active listening, conflict resolution, and information gathering; organize, participate in, and lead small groups as they problem-solve; and recognize and use effective oral language as a tool of sound reasoning. Student performance is emphasized along with lecture, discussion, and self-instructional study center exercises. Students learn through writing, reading, discussing, listening, and participating in critical thinking and problem-solving activities. Three credit hours. (ACTS Course Number SPCH 1003)

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 3
  • Cost per credit hour: $280