Course List

Communication Theory -

COMM 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 11
Time: T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the most important contemporary theories of human communication. This course will explore general issues concerning the nature of theory and communication, the relation between theory and practice, and the influence of culture and gender. Students will critically examine how the communication process contributes to the development of information and meaning, selfhood, interpersonal relationships, social influence, and culture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Research Methods -

COMM 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2015SP
Room: LUCS 029
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

Introduction to the principles and basic skills necessary to criticize research literature. In this course students will develop descriptive and experimental studies using data collection, analysis and presentation techniques in communication research. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Ethics, Emotion & Film Tragedy -

INQ 120 S

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2015SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well.