Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
COMM 4360 - Communication Ethics (3 semester credit hours) This course examines the conceptual perspectives and approaches for understanding and evaluating communication ethics in a variety of contexts. Contexts may include interpersonal relationships, small groups, organizations, intercultural encounters, public communication and technology-based communication. The course is designed to reveal values and ethical issues inherent in communication and provide resources for making and defending choices on ethical grounds.
Drushel, B. E., & German, K. (Eds.). (2011). The ethics of emerging media. New York, NY: Continuum International Publishing Group.
Tompkins, P. S. (2011). Practicing communication ethics. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Prerequisites: RHET 1302 and upper-division standing. (3-0) R