Survey of concepts, theories, and research concerning communication across all phases of interpersonal relationships, focusing on both theoretical and practical applications.
Concepts and processes relevant to the study of communication and human behavior including approaches to communication inquiry, the dynamics of face-to-face interaction, and the pragmatic and artistic functions of public communication.
Practice in preparation and delivery of various types of argumentative speeches and debates.
Key concepts for the critical analysis of television, film, radio, and digital media. Focusing primarily on meanings, aesthetics, technology, media industries, representations, and audiences.
Graded on a lettered basis
An introduction to digital communication and how it shapes our everyday lives. Students will develop digital communication skills, explore digital media tools and trends, and examine expressions of power online.
Graded on a Cr/N basis
Teaches students the skills they need to produce, engage with, and understand new and emerging technologies within the context of communication and creative expression. Students will become more critical consumers and producers of digital media.
Teaches students to give effective oral presentations in a variety of public speaking situations and to become better consumers of written and oral discourse. Students will also learn basic composition and outlining skills as well …