Communication Arts

College of Arts and Sciences

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Communication Studies Minor

Lower Division Requirements

COM113 Oral Communications

COM113 Oral Communications

This course is designed to introduce the process of public communication and to help develop and refine the skills of oral communication. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM113-N N Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-P P Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
245
Fall 2014 COM113-J J Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-K K Sanicola, Angela Marie 09/02/2014 Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM James Complex
181
Fall 2014 COM113-Q Q Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM The Village at CBU
300
Fall 2014 COM113-C C Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-F F Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex
166
Fall 2014 COM113-I I Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
190
Fall 2014 COM113-L L Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
189
Fall 2014 COM113-M M Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-A A Pate, John R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
B259
Fall 2014 COM113-B B Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
190
Fall 2014 COM113-D D Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
132A
Fall 2014 COM113-O O Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-E E Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-G G Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 COM113-H H Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
B110
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COM210 Forensic Workshop

COM210 Forensic Workshop

A participation class in forensics. Students compete in intercollegiate events. Majors may take a maximum of eight (8) units as part of the Communications Program. Communications minors may take a maximum of four (4) units. Students should consult their advisor in the Communication Arts Department to determine how many units per semester are allowed since the program is offered on a continuing basis. (1-3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

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Upper Division Requirements

Fifteen (15) units from the following:

COM300 Public Relations

COM300 Public Relations

Principles, history and professional practice of public relations and the writing and production of materials for special events, newsletters, and brochures. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM300-A A Romo, Sandra Jean 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex
ONLN
Fall 2014 COM300-B B Romo, Sandra Jean 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
ONLN
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COM308 Interpersonal Communications

COM308 Interpersonal Communications

This class examines the dynamics of the two-person communication process. Students will study the development of self-concept, self-disclosure, perception, listening, and feedback as they affect the communication process. Non-verbal communication, attitudes, beliefs, and values will also be explored. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

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COM310 Forensic Workshop

COM310 Forensic Workshop

A participation class in forensics. Students compete in intercollegiate events. Majors may take a maximum of eight (8) units as part of the Communications Program. Communications minors may take a maximum of four (4) units. Students should consult their advisor in the Communication Arts Department to determine how many units per semester are allowed since the program is offered on a continuing basis. Prerequisite: COM 110 or 210. (1-3 units; Multicultural; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM310-A A Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center
A111
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COM333 Oral Interpret/Reader's Theater

COM333 Oral Interpret/Reader's Theater

Analysis and oral presentation of literature in a way that is vivid, compelling, and dramatic. This class will help the student to perfect skills in dramatic reading, reading of scripture, and finding and preparing literature for oral presentation. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM333-B B Pate, John R. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
263
Fall 2014 COM333-A A Pate, John R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center
B259
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COM400 Spec Topic Communication Studies

COM400 Spec Topic Communication Studies

Concentration upon a specific topic in the field of communication arts. Topic varies for different semesters. May be taken multiple times with change in topic. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

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COM401 Argumentation & Debate

COM401 Argumentation & Debate

A study of the principles and models of argumentation and debate, the basic theories, strategies, and processes by which a student may present an effective argument, as well as their application to business and interpersonal communication as well as ministry. The course provides practical experience in forming arguments, defending a position, using evidence to build a case, refutation, and analysis of arguments. Special emphasis given to the principles of Parliamentary Debate. May be repeated for a total of eight (8) units. Only three (3) units may be applied to the major. (1-3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM401-A A Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
B110
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COM403 Communication Theory

COM403 Communication Theory

This course is designed to introduce theories in the academic field of communication studies. The focus of the course will be on recognizing human communication theories in everyday life, and being able to critically examine situations in multiple cultural contexts based on those theories. Connections will be made between these theories and the prominent theories of related fields. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM403-A A Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
B110
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COM405 Rhetorical Criticism

COM405 Rhetorical Criticism

This course is designed to develop advanced analysis of communication artifacts using rhetorical theory. The course discusses and makes use of rhetorical theorists from classical and contemporary traditions to better understand cultural artifacts from various contexts. Application to various non-communication related fields will be explored. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

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COM410 Forensic Workshop

COM410 Forensic Workshop

A participation class in forensics. Students compete in intercollegiate events. Majors may take a maximum of eight (8) units as part of the Communications Program. Communications minors may take a maximum of four (4) units. Students should consult their advisor in the Communication Arts Department to determine how many units per semester are allowed since the program is offered on a continuing basis. Prerequisite: COM 110 or 210. (1-3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

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COM425 Organizational Communication

COM425 Organizational Communication

Examination of the nature and process of communication in modern organizations, including theories, change strategies, internal personnel relations, and conflict management, as they relate to organizational cultures. (3 units; Interdiciplinary; Multicultural; Spring)

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COM450 Internship in Communication Arts

COM450 Internship in Communication Arts

Under faculty supervision, the student will be assigned to a position, utilizing principles of communication studies acquired and employed throughout their university experience. This internship provides an opportunity for investigating and participating in field experience with a practitioner of the trade, giving depth and breadth to their understanding of communication studies as a whole. Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Chair. (1-3 units; Fall/Spring)

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