Career & Technical Education > Business Admin And Management

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Focuses on speech communication skills. Includes effective listening and feedback methods, voice improvement, group and team interaction, developing messages for positive and negative audiences, preparation and presentation of an oral report.


II: Course Objectives

Focuses on speech communication skills. Includes effective listening and feedback methods, voice improvement, group and team interaction, developing messages for positive and negative audiences, preparation and presentation of an oral report.

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Become aware of basic elements of human communication
  • Understand the available communication options
  • Practice ethical conduct and social responsibility
  • Identify various aspects of psychological and physiological aspects of oral communication
  • Recognize the importance of nonverbal communication
  • Use primary and secondary sources of information effectively in the preparation of presentations
  • Understand social, ethical, legal, and diversity issues

III: Course Linkage

BUS 107–Business Speech Communication–meets a General Education requirement of the following degrees: Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies

BUS 107 promotes the Student Learning Outcomes of ensuring that students:

  • Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
  • Have problem solving, creative, and critical thinking skills.
  • Have effective and efficient learning skills, including the location and evaluation of information.
  • Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.

Scheduled BUS-107 classes:

Fall 2019