|Capella University Course||Sophia Course||Credits|
|COM3700 Conflict Resolution||$329||Conflict Resolution||4.5|
|ENG1000 English Composition||$329||English Composition I||4.5|
|COM1500 Communications General Transfer||$199||Foundations of English Composition||4.5|
|COMM1000 Public Speaking||$329||Public Speaking||4.5|
|COM2050 Visual Design in Communications||$329||Visual Communications||4.5|
|BUS3061 Fundamentals of Accounting||$329||Accounting||4.5|
|BUS2500 Business Transfer General Elective||FREE||Developing Effective Teams||1.5|
|GEN1502 Vocational Transfer||$199||Foundations of College Algebra||4.5|
|Elective||$329||Introduction to Business||4.5|
|General Elective (GEN 1500)||FREE||The Essentials of Managing Conflict||1.5|
|HUM1055 Approaches to Studying Religions||$329||Approaches to Studying Religions||4.5|
|ART2000 Art History Survey||$329||Introduction to Art History||4.5|
|PHI 2000 Ethics||$329||Introduction to Ethics||4.5|
|Natural Science and Mathematics|
|MAT1050 College Algebra||$329||College Algebra||4.5|
|BIO1050 Environmental Biology and Society||$329||Environmental Science||4.5|
|MAT1500 Mathematics General Transfer||$149||Foundations of Statistics||3|
|BIO1000 Human Biology||$329||Human Biology||4.5|
|MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning||$329||Introduction to Statistics||4.5|
|PSYC1000 Introduction to Psychology||$329||Introduction to Psychology||4.5|
|SOC1000 Introduction to Human Society||$329||Introduction to Sociology||4.5|
|SOC1500 Social Science (General Transfer)||$329||US History I||4.5|
|SOC1500 Social Science Transfer||$329||US History II||4.5|
|PM4010 Process Groups & Knowledge Areas in Project Management||$329||Project Management||4.5|
|IT1500 Technology Transfer Elective||$329||Introduction to Information Technology||4.5|
Sophia's Public Speaking course will take the learner through all of the stages of developing a speech, from preparation to rehearsal to presentation. Along the way, they will learn how to become better listeners, manage their anxiety, and incorporate feedback effectively. Students will apply their knowledge to analyzing their audience, conducting research, presenting a speech, and revising a speech based on feedback. Full Description
Guaranteed to transfer to Capella University.
Everything you need to succeed is built right into our Sophia courses; there are no textbooks to buy, monthly subscriptions to pay for or any other added fees.
Sophia offers all of our students a free trial to make sure our courses are right for you. Sophia wants you to be completely satisfied with your learning experience. We offer a 30 day money back guarantee.
We offer a 3 part payment plan option to provide flexibility and allow students to fit courses into their budget.
There is no need to wait for the first day of class; with Sophia you can sign up and instantly start your education.
You pick your start date and work at your own pace on your phone, tablet or computer.
Call, email or live chat with our team of friendly and knowledgeable Learning Coaches.
Learn how to research, write, and deliver effective speeches using real-world techniques to demystify and master all elements of public speaking.
From learning how to create clear, engaging speeches to understanding your audience, this course covers how to prepare, develop, and present your speech effectively and with confidence.
Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes), 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), and 4 Touchstone assessments (these are like assignments, that includes giving a speech) with an overall score of 70% or better.
By the end of this course, you'll have mastered skills that will help you write and give a compelling topical speech, thoughtfully incorporate feedback, improve your listening skills, and minimize anxiety around public speaking.
For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.
Congratulations on your successful course completion Rebecca! We utilize YouTube as a means for our students to submit their videos. This saves the need for any special equipment or extra costs. A smartphone and internet access is all it takes to submit a video for your Touchstones. We hope to see you in a future Sophia course.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Congratulations on your successful course completion! This is a competency-based course, so your previous public speaking / Toastmasters experience certainly came in handy as you worked through the course content. Best wishes for your future studies. We hope to see you in a future course with us.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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Sophia's college courses are guaranteed to transfer into a degree program at these partner institutions.
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