Course List

Intro to Communication Studies -

COMM 101 A

Instructor: Prof Deborah H. Selby
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 214
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: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 9
Time: T/TH 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 112
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 E

Instructor: Dr. Tiffany Shoop
Block: E1
Time: M/W 5:45PM-7:15PM
Term: 2013SP
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: 2013SP
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: 2013SP
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: GST 102 INQ 110, INQ 120, 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. Debra Burns Melican
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communications 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 B

Instructor: Dr. Anita Turpin
Block: 11
Time: T/TH 1:10PM-2:40PM
Term: 2013SP
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.

Video Field Production -

COMM 311 A

Instructor: Mr. David Mulford
Block:
Time: M/W 6:30PM-8:00PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: OLIN 312
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communication 250 or permission.

Catalog Description:

The study and practice of the fundamentals of professional videography. Students will receive instruction in practical applications in the areas of videography, editing, production, and media literacy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Journalism -

COMM 319 A

Instructor: Dr. Thomas J. Carter
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 114
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM 202 and 250.

Catalog Description:

A practical introduction to journalism, with special emphasis on reporting skills and writing newspaper news and features, broadcast news, and public relations products. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Research Methods -

COMM 350 E

Instructor: Dr. Tiffany Shoop
Block: E2
Time: M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 213
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: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communications 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.

St. in Intercultural Comm. -

COMM 360 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communication 250, COMM 260 is strongly recommended.

Catalog Description:

An examination of major issues related to intercultural and cross-cultural communication. The course will explore those communication issues in particular cultures both within and beyond the United States. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Senior Seminar -

COMM 411 A

Instructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Block:
Time: W 2:20PM-5:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communications 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-5:20PM
Term: 2013SP
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Communications 350 and 354.

Catalog Description:

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