Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENGL201 - Public Speaking


Public Speaking is designed for students from any discipline at any level to improve skills for speeches and oral presentations. Analyzing and adapting to different audiences, purposes, and situations is required. A primary focus of the course will be selecting and organizing information into effective and ethical speeches while using available technology to enhance presentations. The course offers an opportunity for practice and discussion of the use of research, diversity in civic life and public discourse, and delivery strategies. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, INTD 095 or prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 098 if required by placement testing. Fall and Spring semesters. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.)