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Undergraduate Communication

2020 Summer Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

Communication 110

A basic course designed to help students increase their effectiveness in public speaking through classroom speeches. Emphasis is on research, preparation, organization, delivery, and visual aids, to enhance informative and persuasive speaking. The student will develop skills to communicate orally in clear, coherent language appropriate to purpose, occasion, and audience.


3 Units

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Communication 228

Theory and exercises in interpersonal communication situations. Basic theory, self disclosure, listening, conflict, trust and other topics will be examined.


3 Units

COMMUNICATION AND TEAM BUILDING

Communication 242

This course is designed to demonstrate the importance of team building in today's work culture. Students learn how to create, participate in and lead successful working teams. The course will teach relationship building to foster interpersonal relationships and aid in conflict resolution.


3 Units

ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS RESEARCH LITERACY

Communication 275

Students will learn about information gathering for communication planning. They will learn to assess the quality of research reports. Students will study survey and group research methods. They will examine subscription data sources commonly used for advertising and public relations and learn about media tracking and Web page evaluation.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

Communication 327

This course provides a broad overview of the theoretical and empirical literature relevant to organizational communication. The focus is on how communication operates in organizations, the effects of communication on organizational life, and how communication can be made more efficient and effective in meeting personal as well as organizational goals.


3 Units

COMMUNICATION CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Communication 328

This course provides a communications perspective of the nature and possible methods of resolution of conflict.


3 Units

PERSUASION

Communication 345

A study of the process of persuasion: Logical, ethical, and emotional appeals as well as organizational patterns and stylistic devices are addressed. Application and analysis of these techniques through term papers and speeches.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH COMMUNICATION

Communication 363

This course provides an overview of health communication, with emphasis given to theory and research on social support messages. Factors that influence social support messages are examined in a variety of different contexts (e.g., relational, familial, support group, workplace, on-line).


3 Units

CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Communication 424

Study of cross cultural contacts and interactions when individuals are from different cultures. An analysis of verbal and nonverbal communication and related factors within and between various cultures, predictions of patterns and effects, and communication barriers.


1-3 Units

TRAVEL STUDY

Communication 491

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable


1-3 Units

INTERNSHIP IN COMMUNICATION

Communication 493C

Professional experience in which the student who aspires to a career in the corporate and health industry works for an approved employer in his/her area of interest under the supervision of a professional in that field.


1-3 Units

INTERNSHIP IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Communication 493E

Professional experience in which the student who aspires to a career in the electronic media industry works for an approved employer in his/her area of interest under the supervision of a professional in that field.


1-3 Units

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

Communication 493I

Professional experience in which the student who aspires to a career in public relations works for an approved employer in his/her area of interest under the supervision of a professional in that field.


1-3 Units

MAGD INTERNSHIP

Communication 493M

The MAGD internship is a hands-on multimedia work experience that counts toward the Media Arts & Game Development Degree under the supervision of a professional in that field.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Communication 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.

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