Roanoke College - Courses Offered Summer Term 1, 2014 (2014S1) - Communications
COMM 220 A
Title: Public SpeakingInstructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Pre-requisites/Comments: INQ-110 or INQ-120 or HNRS-105
Catalog Description: Study of voice, production, and managem ent in various forms of public address. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
COMM 250 A
Title: Communication TheoryInstructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
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.
COMM 354 A
Title: Rhetorical Theory & CriticismInstructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Catalog Description: In this course students will think, analyze, and write carefully about public messages that influence our experience, professions, lives and cultures. This course will explore the possibilities and difficulties of forming, using, and evaluating messages that individuals or groups use to influence or change a large public audience. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.