Public Speaking and Communication

Course Code Year Term Course Group Credits
IRL-722 2 Fall Skill Building 4


This course trains students in the art of public speaking, including giving speeches and sermons for both religious and non-religious occasions. Students will examine how to structure speeches, manage oral anxiety and develop their oratory skills. Students will also learn how to tailor their communication for greater impact and how to navigate communications with a variety of audiences. At the end of the course, students will possess the competence necessary to communicate effectively in multiple settings, from academic to professional and community settings.



“My experience with BIS has been transformative. I have had direct access to scholars and their knowledge, alhamdulillah in a way I have never experienced before. We’ve deeply explored the Muslim experience academically, challenging many of my previously held beliefs and narratives. I am forever grateful to BIS, the scholars and the organizers for this experience”.

Nuha Muntasser, Student