Speech Communication (COM111)


Course Description

Students will learn the fundamentals of speech communication. They will listen to, deliver, discuss and respond to presentations of increasing complexity. Emphasis will be placed on organization of introduction, body and conclusion, development of main points, analysis of effective supporting materials and elements of speech delivery, including effective verbal and nonverbal aspects of communication. Students will demonstrate an ability to evaluate an oral presentation through a public speaker critique. Prerequisites: Placement in ENG111.

Course Section Description

This is a 10 week online course with no set meeting times. Students will need their UCB email account to gain access to the course (via Brightspace https://learn.urbancollege.edu). Class access starts on the first day of the session. Students need a laptop or computer beginning on Day 1 of the course.