Fall 2015 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
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.
Prerequisite: RHET 1302 and junior- or senior-level standing
Lambert, C. S., & Schlobohm, M. (2015). Communication and emerging media: Whatâ€™s trending now. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt.
Tompkins, P. S. (2011). Practicing communication ethics. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
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