Oratory and Public Speaking, Minor

The oratory and public speaking minor is for students seeking to develop exemplary oral communication skills. While many universities recognize the importance of writing in their curricula, oratory and public speaking skills are often ignored.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Public Speaking

COMM 1112Public Speaking4

Elective Courses

Complete four of the following:16
Business and Professional Speaking
Persuasion and Rhetoric
Legal Argumentation, Advocacy, and Citizenship
Communication and Storytelling
Elements of Debate
Argumentation Theory
Voice-Over Artist

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor