Communication Arts

COMA 103

Fundamentals of Speech

Course Description

This course develops essential skills through directed practice in a variety of speech situations and furnishes basic knowledge necessary for intelligent speech improvement; stress is on speaker’s ideas, attitudes and audience adjustment.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Write effectively using well-supported statements.
  • Write an organized document that is free from mechanical errors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to speak clearly using well-supported statements.
  • Analyze written and verbal communications.
  • Interpret written and verbal communications.
  • Demonstrate the major techniques for delivering an effective and professional speech presentation (informative, entertaining and persuasive).
  • Demonstrate effective listening skills.
  • Explain principles and concepts required for effective listening skills.
  • Demonstrate effective communications with confidence.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 103141118Fundamentals of Speech 3Kirkby F 5/26/0Open
T R 12:30PM-02:10PMLA160
 103141119Fundamentals of Speech 3Wade G 0/25/0Closed
M W 08:00AM-09:40AMLA160
 103141124Fundamentals of Speech 3Kirkby F 21/26/0Open
M W 01:30PM-03:10PMLA160
 103141130Fundamentals of Speech 3Kirkby F 10/26/0Open
M W 10:00AM-11:40AMLA160
 103142737Fundamentals of Speech Online3Bowers A$30.001/26/0Open

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