Speak Up: Rhetoric and Public Speaking

Spring 2017

FRPG 2068
Instructor: Allison Rowland
Meeting Days/Times: Tuesday and Thursday 10:10 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
This course counts as PCA 111, Rhetoric and Public Speaking and fulfills the FYS and ARTS general education requirements.

What makes someone a good speaker? Why do Americans report fearing public speaking more than they fear death? How did Barack Obama’s skilled oratory influence his presidential campaign? Why are oral communication skills among the most desirable skills on the job market? This course provides an introduction to public speaking rooted in the rhetorical tradition. In addition to researching, constructing, and delivering speeches, students will learn the principles of rhetorical analysis and critique.

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