Spring 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Gooch, John
Discipline and Number
COMM 3301 Section 001
MW Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Course Title
Business and Professional Communication

Description of Course:

“Public and Professional Speaking for Business” will help students apply basic principles of good public speaking through the creation of messages, and it will also aid them in learning communication strategies necessary for leadership positions in organizations. Students will develop skills for presenting themselves and their ideas effectively in both domestic and international business and professional situations. The course will also provide students an opportunity to effectively and critically evaluate public address.

Required Texts:

Zarefsky, David. _Strategic Public Speaking: A Handbook_.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

2 individual presentations, team proposal presentation, self-evaluation, other assignments TBD

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