To enhance the development of oral communication skills in undergraduates at the University of Connecticut, five courses within the Animal Science Department require oral presentations of each student enrolled in these classes. Since three of these courses are required for a degree in Animal Science, a de facto requirement for oral communication has been established within the major. By including requirements for oral presentations in five different courses, the utilization of class contact hours for these presentations in no one class is burdensome.



oral communication, animal science, communication skills

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