Public Speaking


Topics of Study

In this program, you will focus on human interpersonal communication from the scientific/behavioral and humanistic perspectives. You will learn about the history, theory, and physiology of speech. You will analyze the structure of different types of public speech, the role of speech in society, and the relationship of speech to nonverbal and other forms of communication. You will learn to produce and evaluate a variety of oral communications, from formal speeches to everyday informal conversations.