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Public Speaking, the Constitution and Controversy

Promoting Civic Engagement in the Classsroom

Public Speaking the Constitution and Controversy

Public Speaking, the Constitution and Controversy is a public speaking course designed
encourage civic engagement, political awareness, and the protection of constitutional rights.

This course challenges students to develop rhetorical skills with a specific focus on controversies in American society that challenge Constitutional principles.

Students will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of the Constitution
  • Apply speaking skills to constitutional controversies
  • Gain first-hand experience in how politics impact everyone

For more information:
Dr. Marcus K. Hassell
Austin Community College
Lone Star College

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