Course List

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 A

Instructor: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes study of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniques that function within them. It also examines cultural, symbolic, and perceptual variants and their effects on the communications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 B

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes study of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniques that function within them. It also examines cultural, symbolic, and perceptual variants and their effects on the communications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 C

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 213
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduction to oral communication and communication theory. Course includes study of various communication models and situations and the processes and techniques that function within them. It also examines cultural, symbolic, and perceptual variants and their effects on the communications process. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Mass Communication -

COMM 202 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

A survey of the theories, processes, effects, and media of mass communication. The course will focus on issues of concern principally to the mass media within the United States, but issues of globalization will be addressed. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Public Speaking -

COMM 220 A

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-110 or INQ-120 or HNRS-105

Catalog Description:

Study of voice, production, and management in various forms of public address. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Communication Theory -

COMM 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the most important contemporarytheories of human communication. This course willexplore general issues concerning the nature oftheory and communication, the relation betweentheory and practice, and the influence of cultureand gender. Students will critically examine howthe communication process contributes to thedevelopment of information and meaning, selfhood,interpersonal relationships, social influence, andculture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Communication Theory -

COMM 250 B

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 012
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to the most important contemporarytheories of human communication. This course willexplore general issues concerning the nature oftheory and communication, the relation betweentheory and practice, and the influence of cultureand gender. Students will critically examine howthe communication process contributes to thedevelopment of information and meaning, selfhood,interpersonal relationships, social influence, andculture. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Interpersonal Communication -

COMM 260 A

Instructor: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 9
Time: T/TH 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101

Catalog Description:

An introduction to issues in interpersonal communication, examined from the perspective of communication competence. Using scientific concepts and theories, students will be asked to become critics of everyday conversation. Students will also use theoretical principles to improve personal effectiveness, appropriateness, and adaptability in conversing with others. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Professional Communication -

COMM 317 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-101, COMM-220, COMM-250 is strongly recommended

Catalog Description:

The study and practice of communication theories,concepts, and skills as they apply to business andprofessional settings including interpersonal andgroup dynamics, written communication, businessand professional presentations and meetingmanagement skills. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Research Methods -

COMM 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
         M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2013FA
Room: WEST 127
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

Introduction to the principles and basic skillsnecessary to criticize research literature. Inthis course students will develop descriptive andexperimental studies using data collection,analysis and presentation techniques incommunication research. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Research Methods -

COMM 350 B

Instructor: Dr. Guan-Soon Khoo
Block: 6
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
         M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: TREX 166
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

Introduction to the principles and basic skillsnecessary to criticize research literature. Inthis course students will develop descriptive andexperimental studies using data collection,analysis and presentation techniques incommunication research. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Rhetorical Theory & Criticism -

COMM 354 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

Catalog Description:

In this course students will think, analyze, andwrite carefully about public messages thatinfluence our experience, professions, lives andcultures. This course will explore thepossibilities and difficulties of forming, using,and evaluating messages that individuals or groupsuse to influence or change a large publicaudience. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.

Senior Seminar -

COMM 411 A

Instructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-350 and 354

Catalog Description:

A seminar approach to selected topics for advancedstudents. (1)

Senior Seminar -

COMM 411 B

Instructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Block:
Time: M 2:20PM-5:30PM
Term: 2013FA
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-350 and 354

Catalog Description:

A seminar approach to selected topics for advancedstudents. (1)