SPCM 1315: Fundamentals of Speech Communication [TCCN: SPCM 1315]

Theory and practice in oral communication. Practice in and discussion of the factors influencing message creation and construction, the role of research and evidence in public discourse, adaptation to the communication situation and audience, ethical issues in public communication, argumentation and persuasion, delivery, and emphasis upon creating assignments which help students who experience excessive communication apprehension.