Honors Course: SPCH 1315 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking

“Environment, Rights, Humanitarianism & the Rhetoric of Change”

As with other Honors courses, the course is limited to 15 students, creating the ideal speaking workshop to help you develop your own personal public speaking style. This is the class that unveils the public speaker in you. Student speeches and speech artifacts focus on the the Rhetoric of Change and making a difference by presenting speeches as a concerned citizen. Pick your cause; have a voice. Speech elements include: personal presentational style, confidence building, the elements of presentational public speaking, informative speeches, persuasive speeches, special occasion speeches, and preparing presentations (including research, organization, introductions and conclusions, audience analysis, listening, presentational critiques, and presentational credibility).