Students will work collaboratively with the instructor and classmates to develop skills for competition-style speaking through the practice and performance of an original speech. One speech will be developed, presented, critiqued and improved during class rehearsals. Students will learn through hands-on experience the in-depth effort required for professional and competitive public speaking. 1.5 class hours per week for last 7 weeks of the Spring Semester, and one 5-hour speech contest.
Audition and/or permission of the instructor and enrollment in SPT 142 or SPC 142 (formerly SPT 142). 1 CreditRegister for this Course