COMM 101 PUBLIC SPEAKING (3)

Three hours lecture per week

Introduction to communication theory and the study of the human communication process with an emphasis on effective public communication. Includes intensive practice in public speaking, reasoning, and critical listening.

GenEd: A1

 

COMM 210 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Analysis of the role communication plays in interpersonal relationships with special emphasis on intercultural communication. Oral interpersonal communication skills will be stressed.

GenEd: A1

 

COMM 220 GROUP COMMUNICATION (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

This course examines communication in the small group context. It will investigate the important theoretical foundations and practical applications of group communication as well as apply those theories and skills to actual group interactions.

GenEd: A1

 

COMM 335 POLITICS AND FILM (3) [top]

Four hours lecture/activity per week

Explores the themes, issues and processes of politics through an in depth study of selected films. Area of focus varies by semester.

GenEd: Interdiscplinary

Same as POLS 335

GenEd: Interdisciplinary

 

COMM 336 MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE AND COMMUNICATION (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

Examines issues of cross-cultural communication in interpersonal and intergroup settings. Works of literature which take cross-cultural communication as a theme will be examined.

Same as ENGL 336

GenEd: A1,C2,Interdisciplinary

 

COMM 345 MEDIA LITERACY & YOUTH CULTURE (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

This interdisciplinary course examines the relationship between mass communication, mass media, and youth culture. Topics include the theories and effects of mass communication, in particular the effects of mass media on children and adolescents. To develop media literacy, students will apply these concepts to their own experiences with popular media, including television, print, and film.

Same as EDUC 345

GenEd: A1,D,Interdisciplinary

 

 

COMM 430 POLITICAL COMMUNICATION (3) [top]

Three hours lecture per week

An analysis of the relationship between mass media and political decision-making. Topics covered include: political communication theories and trends, the relationship between political institutions and the press in the US and in other countries, elections, debates, political campaigning and advertising, new media and politics, political socialization, education, politics and popular culture.

GenEd: Interdiscplinary

Same as POLS 430