The oratory and public speaking minor is designed for students aspiring to develop exemplary oral communication skills. The courses that comprise the minor provide a coherent program of study that includes the principles of argumentation, the practice of public speaking, and the theory of narrative and storytelling.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.
Students must complete a minimum of three courses exclusive to this minor beyond the courses required for the student’s declared major(s) and additional minor(s).
|COMM 1112||Public Speaking||4|
|Complete four of the following:||16|
|Business and Professional Speaking|
|Persuasion and Rhetoric|
|Legal Argumentation, Advocacy, and Citizenship|
|Communication and Storytelling|
|Elements of Debate|
2.000 GPA required in the minor