Debate I and II
Students will study specific formats and forums for debate. They will learn processes of logic and critical thinking as they prepare briefs and cases. They will learn to write, present and compete in various public speaking events. They will make debate presentations in class and at speech tournaments.
Oral Interpretation I and II
Students in these courses will study such principles of oral interpretation of literature as selection and analysis of literature, performance techniques, and criteria for evaluation. They will participate in presentations in classroom and tournament situations.