Professional Communication Syllabus

Professional Communications Semester Course Syllabus

This course is recommended for students in grades 9-12 and satisfies a speech credit or skills graduation requirement.  Students shall be awarded one-half credit toward graduation for successful completion of this course.  Topics covered in this course include the following:

Foundation of Communication
Listening
Informative Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Group Communication
Career Exploration and Readiness
Persuasive Speaking

The supplies that you will need for this class are Composition Book – 100 pages that you will use strictly for P. C.

Pencils/Pens/Highlighters
Scissors/Glue
Colored Pencils
Agenda
Materials for special projects as they are assigned.

 You will be required to maintain a notebook (a composition book is preferred).  You will be taking notes, creating foldables to help you visualize the course content as we touch upon different areas of study.  This notebook will also contain any worksheets, quizzes or tests which you take throughout the semester.  This notebook will be graded each grading period. 

Your grade will be based on a weekly participation grade as well as graded projects, worksheets, quizzes, and tests.  Projects and tests will receive more weight than worksheets, quizzes and participation.

Deborah Horn
Theatre and Speech
580-5333