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HMS-261A Introduction to Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication

3 Credits

  • HMS-261A-01

    Monday

    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

    Wednesday

    6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Mwp - 1222 State St, LL101

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.