COM 161

Public Speaking
COM 161

Does your voice break when you are speaking in front of people? Does your head hurt and stomach turn when someone suggests you present a speech? Then you may suffer from glossophobia or the fear of public speaking.

For most people, public speaking is not a favorite pastime. Yet survey after survey shows that presentation skills are crucial to success in the work place. The person with strong communication skills has a clear advantage over tongue-tied colleagues – especially in a competitive job market. 

Whether we work alone or with large numbers of people, eventually everyone will need to speak in public to get certain tasks accomplished. And if we want to be leaders or achieve anything meaningful in our lives, we will often need to speak to groups, large and small, to be successful.

The truth about public speaking, however, is IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE STRESSFUL! The key, PREPARE!  SCM 161 – Public Speaking will help you  understand the hidden causes of public speaking stress, develop solid skills on researching and writing a speech and provide you with essential skills needed to present like a pro and before you know it speaking in public will soon become an invigorating and satisfying experience.

Remember being able to verbally communicate effectively to others or to groups is essential in school, business, as well as your personal life. Plus, there is need for people who can effectively make presentations and speak to others. Your knowledge and skills in this area can help advance your career and make more money.

So sign up for SCM 161 today and get on the road to overcoming glossophobia!


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