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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Public Speaking COM 101


Varies; self-study. 

Various, distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: develop their communication skills; develop an understanding of the process of speechmaking; know terminology related to speaking; prepare speeches that are ethical and appropriate for the audience and purpose; sharpen critical thinking abilities through evaluation of evidence and reasoning; and understand the role of culture in public speaking.


Students are introduced to the principles of effective public speaking and provided with opportunities to develop public speaking skills. In addition, standards of evaluation for public communication are established for the use in evaluating their own and other’s public speaking performances. Students are graded based on speaking assignments. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Business or Communications (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).