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Core Curriculum

Speaking Across the Curriculum

Requirement Structure

Students must take one course at or above the 300-level in any part of the University that provides opportunities for formal oral communications assignments.

Learning Objectives

  • To develop oral communication skills in the context of course- and discipline-specific materials.
  • To use oral communications assignments to aid students in mastery of course- and discipline-specific content.

Learning Outcome used for Assessment

  • Students will develop oral communication skills in the context of course- and discipline-specific materials.

Corresponding University Outcomes

  • Students will articulate and apply required content knowledge within their area(s) of study (Cognitive—“know”)
  • Students will communicate clearly and effectively (Psychomotor—“do”).

Exemptions: The Speaking across the Curriculum Requirement is suspended for students matriculating between Fall 2010 and Spring 2012.