School of Communication

Speech Writing

COS 591 Section 80
3 credits Undergraduate 
COS 691 Section 80
3 credits Graduate 
May 12 Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May 14-17, 21-25 Monday – Thursday, Monday-Friday, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
David Steinberg, 305-284-5553, 


Design speech objectives with consideration of rhetorical constraints and possibilities. Analyze and target particular audiences. Prepare and present effective manuscript speeches. Analyze and account for other demands of unique speaking occasions. Employ ethos, pathos and logos to accomplish informative, persuasive, and epideictic goals. Organize, develop and support ideas with evidence and logical reasoning. Conduct research to support and develop ideas.

Interview Skills

COS 391 section 80 3 credits undergraduate
May 14-18, 21-25
Monday through Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.
Valerie Giroux 305-284-2424


Study interview skills, listening techniques, voice, and articulation. Improve your verbal responses during a taped interview. Increase awareness of appropriate professional techniques in responding to interview questions and presenting yourself in public.