Instruction and practice in researching, composing, and delivering formal and informal speeches in a variety of public contexts. Representative topics include: ethics in public speaking; listening; library research; outlining; delivery; writing in an oral style; evaluation of public address; and analyzing and adapting to audiences. The course emphasizes informative and persuasive speaking. Dual credit is through Missouri State University (COM 115: Intro to Communication- 3 MSU Credits). All tuition/fees are the responsibility of the student if they choose to enroll for dual credit. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior*In order to qualify for dual credit, students must meet MSU