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HMS-261A Introduction to Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication

3 Credits

  • HMS-261A-01


    2:00 pm – 4:50 pm

    Engineering Building, 307

  • HMS-261A-02

    Monday, Wednesday

    5:00 pm – 6:20 pm

    Manhattan - W14, 403

  • HMS-261A-M1


    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This course is an introduction to effective public speaking as well as effective communication in small groups. All students will develop, organize, and deliver several types of speeches; study in workshop form the dynamics of various interpersonal communication situations, such as conflict management, job interviews, body language, and cross-cultural exchanges; and improve critiquing and listening skills. Students will complete research papers and lead mini-workshops about further aspects of interpersonal communication.