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Course Equivalents for COMM 103 at Metropolitan State University in

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Alexandria Technical and Community College
COMM 1415 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal area 1. This course covers the theories, practices, and methods of public speaking, group problem solving, critical listening, and critiquing. The focus in this course is on the concepts of planning and delivering oral presentations and enhancing learner listening skills.
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College
CMST 2215 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
(Meets MnTC Goal 1 and 2) Designed to help the student become a more effective communicator in public speaking situations. Emphasis will be placed on the development of advanced research, organization, adaption and delivery skills, listening and nonverbal communication. Students will practice several different forms of public address experiences.
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Century College
COMM 1021 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Communication (01)
This course focuses on learning techniques for effective public speaking in academic, business, professional, and community settings. Students practice these skills by preparing and presenting informative and persuasive oral presentations in class. Course topics include audience analysis, ethics, speech purpose, organization, delivery, visual aids, outlining, and speaker evaluation. Prerequisite: Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000, or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of "C" or higher. Recommendation: Assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of "C" or higher.
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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
SPCH 1010 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course provides students the opportunity to develop and/or enhance their public speaking skills with attention to cultural diversity. With a focus on extemporaneous delivery, students will learn to organize, outline, prepare, and deliver introductory, informative, and persuasive speeches. Imprompt, manuscript, group discussion, and minimizing state fright techniques will also be examined.
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Hennepin Technical College
COMM 2130 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
In this course, students will learn organization, preparation, and delivery skills to become effective communicators in both individual and group presentations. Emphasis will be on audience analysis, research and organization, speech construction, and delivery techniques. Listening and evaluation skills will also be practiced. (Prereq: Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area 1
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Inver Hills Community College
COMM 1110 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
Is the introductory study of the theory and practice of public speaking. Public presentation skills are required for individuals to be successful in our workplaces, communities and many other contexts in today's society. Students will learn about the different types of public speeches commonly encountered and learn how to research, organize and write their ideas into clear and understandable forms of public communication. Students will also practice the delivery skills needed to present ideas effectively. Students will be required to speak and participate often and will also be required to present their speeches in a classroom setting with an audience of their peers and an instructor.
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Itasca Community College
SPCH 1105 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
An introductory course to basic speech types, such as extemporaneous, impromptu, informative, and persuasive styles. The emphasis is on research, organization, and speech delivery using techniques applicable to academic and career settings. This course meets MTC areas 1 and 2. Prerequisite(s): None
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Lake Superior College
COMM 1110 - Methods of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course provides opportunities for students to become familiar with a variety of techniques to develop skills in research, organization, and presentation of informative and persuasive speeches. Students should expect to reduce speech apprehension and develop self-confidence in their ability to communicate in public. MTC goal areas: (1) Communication (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College
SPCH 1555 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course provides practical experience for those who want to develop or improve their ability to speak in front of groups. The fundamentals of topic selection, organization, development, delivery, and audience analysis are studied and utilized. Students engage in a number of public speaking experiences with emphasis on extemporaneous, informative, and persuasive speeches.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
CMST 1005 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course focuses on introductory public speaking concepts and skills. You will study the process of formal speaking, with an emphasis on comfortable and competent delivery of speeches. You will learn how to reduce speaking anxiety, choose a topic, organize and outline your speeches, and critically analyze speech-making choices. You will demonstrate effective presentation techniques by delivering informative, persuasive and impromptu speeches.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
CMST 102 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
A course in communication principles to develop skills in the analysis and presentation of speeches.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
SPCH 1101 - Introduction to Speech - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Introduction to Speech focuses on elementary speech training aimed at public speaking, extemporaneous speaking, and impromptu speaking. This speech course emphasizes delivery techniques, audience analysis, research, organization, clearness of statement, and logical thinking.
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Normandale Community College
COMM 1101 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
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North Hennepin Community College
COMM 1010 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course provides instruction and practical experience in the basics of public speaking. This course has a performance component: students are expected to create and deliver informative, persuasive and other types of speeches.
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Northland Community and Technical College
SPCH 1101 - Intro to Public Speaking - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 1, 2) This course increases students' skill in oral communication of thoughts to an audience. It includes the selection and evaluation of topics and source materials for public speaking, the composition and organization of speech, and effective presentation techniques. Prerequisites: None
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Pine Technical and Community College
SPCH 1270 - Introduction to Speech - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This course investigates the processes of interpersonal and small group communication, and practices of public speaking. Students will examine theories of communication and will participate in various forms of interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Along with the emphasis on communication studies, students will practice and heighten their skills of communicating with others directly, thinking critically, organizing ideas clearly, and speaking and listening effectively.
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Riverland Community College
SPCH 1100 - Fundamentals of Speech - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Communication (01)
This course focuses on the theory and practice of public communication including individual and group presentations. This course emphasizes audience analysis, research and organization, speech construction, delivery techniques, and speaking ethics. Students will prepare and deliver a variety of both individual and group presentations. Students should expect to reduce speech apprehension and develop self-confidence in their ability to communicate in public. MnTC (Goals 1/CM and 9/EC); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
COMM 1114 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Critical Thinking (02)
Communication (01)
This course focuses on the theory and practice of oral communication skills which affect critical thinking in public speaking situations. An emphasis is placed upon research, organization and delivery. Course topics may include: clearly organizing a speech in compliance with the speech's objective; understanding various organizational patterns; executing competent vocal and physical delivery skills; adapting to academic and career settings; reducing communication apprehension; and effectively using visual aids. (Prerequisites: College level reading and writing skills; appropriate score on the RCTC placement test or completion of appropriate development courses with grades of C or better). MNTC: Goal 1/Written and Oral Communication, Goal 2/Critical Thinking. (3 C).
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Saint Paul College
SPCH 1710 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - 3 credits
Global Perspective (08)
Communication (01)
This course covers the basic principles of preparing, researching, and delivering informative, persuasive, impromptu, and extemporaneous speeches. Instructional methodologies instruct students on computer-mediated communication issues as well as international audience analysis and multi-cultural demands of public speaking venues. In addition, this course will include audience analysis and suggestions for overcoming speech anxiety. Students will analyze and evaluate the arguments and rhetorical methods used in public communication. (MnTC: Goals 1 & 8) 3C/3/0/0
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South Central College
COMM 110 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Communication (01)
This course develops or improves effective performance in acquiring, evaluating, organizing, and communicating information. Learners develop and apply critical and creative thinking to structuring arguments, making presentations, using multimedia, and supporting each other in impromptu and extemporaneous speaking. Course de-emphasizes competition and stresses personal and workplace effectiveness in communication skills. (Prerequisites: Must have a score of 86 or higher on the Sentence Skills portion of the Accuplacer test or completion of ENGL 0080 and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher) (MNTC 1, 9: Communication, Ethical & Civic Responsibility)
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Southwest Minnesota State University
COMM 110 - Essentials of Speaking and Listening - 3 credits
Communication (01)
This course teaches the use of verbal and nonverbal communication along with an emphasis on research skills in order to organize and deliver four effective oral presentations: impromptu, informative, persuasive, and a group presentation. Additional emphasis is placed on identifying and overcoming listening barriers.
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St. Cloud State University
CMST 211 - Public Speaking - 3 credits
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Theory and practice of public speaking. Introduction to the criticism of public speeches. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM.
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
CMST 2300 - Introduction to Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Meets Mn Transfer Curriculum Goal Area 1 - Oral Communication. This course helps students become familiar with, and use, a variety of techniques for effective public speaking. These skills will empower students with the ability to more effectively achieve communicative goals in their professional and personal lives. Public speaking skills built in this class can help individuals in a range of communicative settings; from a large keynote addresses to interpersonal job interviews. Student Learning Outcomes: * Develop understanding of public speaking as an interactive process through audience analysis and evaluation of speeches. * Demonstrate the components of effective speaking. * Compose and effectively deliver a research-based informative speech. * Compose and effectively deliver a research-based persuasive speech. * Compose and effectively deliver a special occasion speech. * Compose and effectively deliver an impromptu speech. * Examine the role of speech-making in society. * Relate critical listening skills to persuasive messages. * Analyze ethical issues related to public speaking.
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Winona State University
CMST 191 - Introduction to Public Speaking - 3 credits
Communication (01)
Includes selection and organization of materials, delivery of common types of speeches, listening skills, and analysis and evaluation of presentations. Grade only. Offered each semester. Meets GOAL 1.
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