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Communication Courses

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COMM 110     FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING     (3 credits)
Basic principles of speech from the viewpoint of composition and delivery. Emphasis on student performance, critical thinking skills, effective organization, and direct communication of ideas.

COMM 200          INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING          (3 credits)
Introduction to writing in the styles and forms required in journalism, advertising, broadcasting, and public relations.

COMM 211     ORAL INTERPRETATION     (3 credits)

The communication of literary texts via dynamic oral delivery.  Involves the study, analysis, and interpretation of literature as well as mastering strategies and techniques for oral communication.

COMM 212     INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION     (3 credits)
Introduces fundamental concepts of communication between individuals.  Examines positive and effective intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills.  Explores aspects of self-expression and relationship communication. 

COMM 216     INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION     (3 credits)
Explores the opportunities and barriers that occur when people from different cultures communicate. Explores the definitions, models, and verbal processes of communication.

COMM 217     ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION     (3 credits)
A practical approach for communication in the workplace including working in a group, networking, leadership, ethics, and problem solving.

COMM 299     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMMUNICATION     (1-4 credits)

Designed to meet students' needs and interests. Uess participating faculty resources. Topics to be selected on interest and relevance to needs.