Students learn to apply professional speaking techniques to deliver impromptu, extemporaneous, and rehearsed speeches. Attention is focused on speaking skills, listening skills, preparation and organization skills, and the importance of non-verbal communication.
This course covers an introduction to physiological and theoretical psychology, and the constituent elements of the human decision-making process.
Course completes a survey of non-technical mathematical concepts with an emphasis on real-world applications. Students will become proficient in problem solving methods, logical deduction, arithmetic operations in the real and rational number systems, sequences, measurement, and graphical representation of data. Students will also be exposed to basic techniques in algebra and geometry.
Survey of world art history from prehistoric to the present. An investigation of major artistic movements with references to historic, political, social, economic, ideological, and philosophical contexts. Upon completion of this course students will be able to identify the major movements, works, and artists from art history.
Students will learn effective essay writing skills with a focus on structure and development, including organization and coherence. A brief review of sentence mechanics, grammar and punctuation is included.