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Course Description

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Communication Arts - COMA 103

Fundamentals of Speech

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/26/2021

 103142360Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G7/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142367Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G7/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142389Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K8/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142485Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K9/26/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 103141102Fund of SpeechMC3Taracuk D1/18/0Open$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:40 PM LA170
 103141103Fund of SpeechMC3Taracuk D1/18/0Open$12.00T R  09:00 AM-10:40 AM LA170
 103141109Fund of SpeechMC3Taracuk D2/18/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:40 PM LA170
 103141111Fund of SpeechMC3Duffy M0/18/0Closed$12.00T R  02:00 PM-03:40 PM LA170
 103141112Fund of SpeechMC3Liss M4/18/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:40 PM LA425
 103141113Fund of SpeechMC3Vollbach A0/18/0Closed$12.00T R  09:00 AM-10:40 AM LA160
 103141116Fund of SpeechMC3Liss M1/18/0Open$12.00M W  12:00 PM-01:40 PM LA160
 103141119Fund of SpeechMC3Vollbach A2/18/0Open$12.00M W  08:00 AM-09:40 AM LA170
 103141151Fund of SpeechMC3Duffy M2/18/0Open$12.00T R  06:00 PM-07:40 PM LA170
 103142383Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K10/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142737Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K4/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142742Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G2/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142774Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G3/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142779Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M6/26/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 103141101Fund of SpeechRMT3Taracuk D1/26/0Open$12.00M W  09:00 AM-10:20 AM WEBWEB
 103142922Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M4/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142926Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M7/26/0Open$12.00 
 103142984Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M6/26/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 5; Begins : 03/28/2022

 103112423Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G3/26/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 01/10/2022

 103112473Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M21/26/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2022

 103112748Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G5/26/0Open$12.00 
 103112788Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K25/26/0Open$12.00 
 103112795Fund of SpeechONL3Wade G17/26/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 103111121Fund of SpeechMC3Liss M17/20/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:40 PM LA160
 103111151Fund of SpeechMC3Taracuk D11/20/0Open$12.00T R  06:00 PM-07:40 PM LA170
 103111152Fund of SpeechMC3Vollbach A16/20/0Open$12.00M W  06:00 PM-07:40 PM LA170
 103112314Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K0/26/2Closed$12.00 
 103112343Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K15/26/0Open$12.00 
 103112458Fund of SpeechONL3Townsend K22/26/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2022; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 103111101Fund of SpeechMC3Taylor J8/20/0Open$12.00M W  09:00 AM-10:20 AM LA170
 103111102Fund of SpeechMC3Taylor J9/20/0Open$12.00F  10:00 AM-12:54 PM LA170
 103111104Fund of SpeechMC3Taracuk D0/20/0Closed$12.00T R  10:00 AM-11:20 AM LA160
 103111106Fund of SpeechMC3Taylor J0/20/0Closed$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:20 PM LA170
 103111109Fund of SpeechMC3Taylor J11/20/0Open$12.00F  01:00 PM-03:54 PM LA170
 103111116Fund of SpeechMC3Taylor J2/20/0Open$12.00M W  02:00 PM-03:20 PM LA170
 103112926Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M1/26/0Open$12.00 
 103112928Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M9/26/0Open$12.00 
 103112942Fund of SpeechONL3Moylan M25/26/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday