SPCM 200 - Public Speaking

  • 3 credits

Fundamentals of public speaking emphasizing content, organization, delivery, audience response.

Important Information

This course is restricted to admitted and non-admitted online students only. If you are an admitted or non-admitted CSU Online student please contact Amy Quinn-Sparks at amy.quinn@colostate.edu">amy.quinn@colostate.edu to register.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Public Speaking Now
    Dunn, Thomas
    ISBN: 978-0738083162


Sonja Hollingsworth


Dr. Sonja Hollingsworth is a Special Assistant Professor who teaches public speaking, speech pedagogy, and instructional communication.

Spending her career devoted to teaching and learning, Dr. Hollingsworth has taught students at every level from elementary ages to graduate level. In conjunction with her work at CSU, she also serves as a part-time secondary English teacher in Poudre School District and mentor to CSU Education students who are completing internships in middle schools.

With a Ph.D. in the field of Education, Sonja’s publications specialize in the interplay between communication and educational dynamics. A majority of her research examines identity in critical, cultural, and educational contexts, and her essays and book chapters have featured in multiple national and international texts in the fields of Education and Communication Studies.

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