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ENG411 Speech Writing

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course gives instruction and practice in the art of speechwriting. Students explore what works in speech writing, what does not, how to make points clearly and maintain the audience’s interest, as well as how to develop good speech delivery. Students examine great speeches, and learn how to approach specific audiences, research, structure, and write key genres of speeches, as well as deliver a message, soundbites, or policy.

Prerequisite: ENG102, ENG202