Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

For Course Syllabi, click on the course title to view.

CORE42Logo_sM Core 42 approved

SPK 101 Public Speaking  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR COMM110)
This course studies the role of speaking in communication in both formal and informal situations. The course includes a study of the communication process, the role of the listener, methods of speech organization, informative and persuasive techniques, and effective delivery.

SPK 120 Interpersonal Communications  3-0-3  CORE42Logo_sM  (MOTR COMM120)
Focuses on the role of communication and the principles of becoming effective communicators in personal and professional relationships. Introduces activities and techniques to improve one-on-one and small group communication skills and nonverbal communication. Includes topics such as perception, self-concept, language, feedback, listening skills, conflict resolution, sensitivity to cultural and gender differences and other elements affecting interpersonal communication in various real-world scenarios.

SPK 210 Oral Interpretation  3-0-3
This course deals with the study of prose, poetry and dramatic literature through oral interpretation. Interpretation involves active participation in the literary form that cannot be achieved in traditional methods of study. Additionally, the course develops the student’s self-confidence, physical and vocal awareness.

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager