This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of public speaking. These basics include theoretical and practical forms of effective speech delivery. Every step of the process, from researching to outlining to delivering a speech will be covered. This course will also focus on the relationship between speaking and listening, dealing with fear, nervousness, gauging an audience, and using visual aids as support. Students will gain full understanding of strong oral communications, nonverbal communication, and how to deliver effective and confident speeches. PS201 is prerequisite for Introduction to Biblical Preaching.