COMM 0001. Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 50 or ENGL N
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
An introduction to the theory and techniques of public speaking in a democratic society including essential principles and skills of public speaking. Discovery, development, and criticism of popular speaking in public discourse through research, reasoning, creative expression, culture, organization, composition, and presentation including informative, persuasive, and storytelling modes. Research and formal outlines are required for all major speeches. (C-ID COMM 110) (CSU, UC-with unit limitation)