Course List

Public Speaking -

COMM 220 A

Instructor: Dr. Debra Burns Melican
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S1
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1
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.

Communication Theory -

COMM 250 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Time: 8:30AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014S1
Room: MILL 113
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.

Rhetorical Theory & Criticism -

COMM 354 A

Instructor: Dr. Erica F. Cooper
Time: 10:50AM-1:00PM
Term: 2014S1
Room: MILL 113
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: COMM-250

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.