Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
The purpose of COMM 1311 is to introduce students to the study of communication via a broad survey-based course. The course will facilitate the acquisition of knowledge about communication research and theories and will provide students with skills to enhance their interpersonal, small group, public, and mediated/technology-based communication. COMM 1311 is primarily a â€œhands-onâ€ application course which means that students must be present, online and/or in person, to engage in discussions, participate in role-play demonstrations, work in teams, and present and evaluate speeches.
Lane, Shelley D., Abigail, Ruth Anna., and Gooch, John Casey. Communication in a Civil Society, Ebook. Published by Pearson Higher Education, 2014. NOTE: Youâ€™ll have automatic access to the required Ebook.
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Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
COMM 1311 is an introductory course that doesnâ€™t require prerequisites. It is assumed that students who enroll in the course have the grammatical, logical, and rhetorical skills necessary for university-level writing.