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Catalogue: Traditional Program:

Speech (SPE)

101 Fundamentals of Speech (3).
An introductory course in the organization and presentation of original speeches and in the development of the speaking voice; personal evaluation of vocal problems through conferences and recordings.
102 Public Speaking and Discussion (3).
A study of principles and practice in extemporaneous public speaking; development of informative, persuasive, and problem-solving techniques; accruing of expertise in theory and application in various types and formats of small group discussion. (SPE 101 is not a prerequisite.) (Fall and spring)
105 Debate (3).
Study and practice of formal debating skills. Emphasis on building a defendable case and developing successful forensic reasoning.