Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Lambert, Carie
Discipline and Number
COMM 4360 Section 001
TR Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Communication Ethics

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.

Required Texts:

Required Texts
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

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