Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Creative and Communication Arts
Institute: Creative & Communication Arts
College: NLC

What is Speech?

Speech is more than giving a presentation. Speech is communication. It's sharing your thoughts, expressing your ideas and exchanging information.

Our Speech courses are designed to help you gain more confidence in public speaking situations and be successful personally and professionally.

What will I learn?

Strong communication skills are the #1 sought-after job skill. Our courses help improve your employability by emphasizing:

  • Listening and speaking skills
  • Self-confidence and overcoming the fear of public speaking
  • Cultural awareness
  • Appropriate and effective communication in organizational settings
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills in the workplace
  • Problem-solving groups and group communication
  • Cover letter and résumé construction
  • Interviewing skills and techniques

What can I do with this course of study?

The ability to communicate is one of the most highly sought skills by employers. Whether you're addressing big crowds or wanting to make a powerful impression to a few people, excellent communication skills are a must. 

 What's special about Speech?

The skills you’ll learn in Speech courses will help you succeed in your other courses. It will give you experience in applying your abilities as a researcher and critical thinker.  Ultimately, students will become better listeners.

discover the power of interesting, informative, and entertaining communication