Jan 20, 2021  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACOM 120H - Honors Public Speaking


Effective communication is essential to personal, academic, and professional accomplishment. The purpose of this course is to promote a more competent and confident self-presentation by increasing the student’s ability to generate, organize and present ideas. Public speaking is based on a comprehensive foundation of skills including listening, critical thinking, academic research, audience analysis, performance and language development as well as nonverbal dynamics. By learning these skills, students will become more accomplished communicators. In addition, students will examine social, political and cultural themes evidenced in current and historical texts. By analyzing the strategies used to formulate messages, this course will explore the nature of influence as it is exercised by individuals, organizations, and institutions.
3 credits
Corequisite: Enrollment in the Fashion Scholars Program



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