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SPH 101 - Oral Communication

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: ENG 101L , or eligibility for ENG-101.

This course develops student skills in the organization and oral expression of ideas through a variety of speeches. Emphasis is on the way people communicate effectively in professional, business and social situations.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Organize material for various types of speeches using supporting material.
  2. Discern the major methods and styles of delivery.
  3. Deliver well-designed informative and persuasive speeches.
  4. Assess speech topics, presentations and preparation by cooperating in small groups.
  5. Perform public speaking with confidence.
  6. Adapt presentations appropriately by analyzing diverse audiences and situations.
Listed Topics
  1. Listening
  2. Research
  3. Presentation Skills
  4. Interpersonal Communication
  5. Persuasive Speaking
  6. Outlining
  7. Organization
  8. Audience Analysis
  9. Informative Speaking
  10. Nonverbal Communication
  11. Impromptu Speaking
Reference Materials
Textbooks/materials appropriate for teaching mode as deemed appropriate by instructor, library, internet resources
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 01/02/2020

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