Feb 23, 2024  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PCM 340 Professional Speaking

3 credit hours

This course aims to build and strengthen business and professional communication competence. Course content emphasizes traditional and modern topics relevant to speech and communication in professional contexts. Students will speak in front of diverse audiences, both live and virtual, to develop sound speech communication skills in the various mediums that the workplace might require. Additional learning objectives include the following: identify, describe, and explain effective professional communication concepts; create and organize ideas into an effective presentation; demonstrate effective communication both in front of groups and one-on-one; develop public speaking competency; analyze various communication contexts; be able to locate, identify, and successfully use supporting materials in speaking and written assignments; and enhance self awareness of one’s own communication skills. 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of an Introductory Public Speaking Class
Course is Offered: At one or more Siena Heights degree completion centers, but may not be available on the Adrian campus

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