College of Charleston, Department of Communication
Public Speaking - Includes audience analysis, rhetorical strategies, argumentation, and methods of persuasion
Business Communication - Course work designed to build communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills for the workplace. Studies include development of customer, client, and sponsor relations, market and budget analysis, methods of marketing, and routine business records-keeping, and principles of business ethics.Capstone project for each semester leads students to produce fully developed business plan with professional presentations. Many of these have resulted in students using these materials to gain funding or to launch their own business upon graduation.
Rhetoric in a Democratic Society - core required course for Communication Majors
Designed to develop the art of persuasion by use of language in academic, social and political arenas. Studies include theory, praxis, and analysis of rhetoric in spoken, written, and visual methods of communication.
Introduction to Communication -core required course for Communication Majors Designed to develop "mature" writing and presentation skills that reach beyond competency in communication to eloquence, efficiency, and optimum effectiveness