Mar 07, 2021  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2019-2020 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMST& 220: Public Speaking

5 Cr
Quarters: F, W, S, SR
Surveys the basic principles of communicating in the public format of human communication. The course emphasizes researching, organizing, presenting, and analyzing speech presentations. Students will study verbal and nonverbal elements of communication as well as audience analysis, topic and purpose development, outlines, source citation, and style and delivery. Major speeches include informative and persuasive speeches as well as a presentation concerning a historical or contemporary sociopolitical issue.
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 095 .
Note: Credit will be granted for Communications or Humanities distribution but not both.
Distribution for DTA: Communications or Humanities