This course offers practical experience in a variety of forms of public speaking, with the focus on development of critical thinking, public address, audience analysis, and research. The student will evaluate the principles of speaking and listening skills and will learn techniques for speech analysis. This course partially satisfies the writing requirements as outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is not given for both SPC 1608 and SPC 1608H.
Prerequisite: ENC 0025 or ENC 0056 or ENC 0027 or EAP 1695 or satisfactory score on the SPC placement test.