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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPCH 103 - Speech Fundamentals and Public Speaking

(3 credits)
The treatment, preparation and delivery of public speech; standards for critical listening. Methods for presenting various types of speeches with emphasis on psychological and physiological adjustment to the speaking situation. Theory and practice of effective public speaking. Students may fulfill the speech requirement by demonstrating proficiency in speaking (by a video-taped challenge exam) or by completing Speech 103. The Speech Challenge Exam is open only to students with fewer than 116 credits. Fall, Spring. Speech is intended to improve the speaking skills of students, particularly those who need basic principles and practice in effective oral communication, and to develop skills needed for speaking before groups.