Courses

Lower Division Requirements

COM110 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; Fall)

COM110-A
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Mission Hall 109

COM113 Oral Communication

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)

COM113-V
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/04/2018 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM The Village at CBU 100
COM113-R
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 036
COM113-C
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Mission Hall 109
COM113-E
Pearson, MaryAnn
09/04/2018 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM James Complex 189
COM113-I
Murray, Donald R.
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 245
COM113-M
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 171
COM113-O
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 036
COM113-P
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 356
COM113-U
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM The Village at CBU 100
COM113-A
Pate, John R.
09/04/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex 189
COM113-B
Murray, Donald R.
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 245
COM113-D
White, Debra
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 052
COM113-F
Murray, Donald R.
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex 245
COM113-G
Pate, John R.
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B110
COM113-J
White, Debra
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex 052
COM113-N
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 171
COM113-H
White, Debra
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex 052
COM113-L
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex 189
COM113-Q
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 M 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM James Complex 245
COM113-S
Sanicola, Angela Marie
09/04/2018 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B222
COM113-T
De La O, Fernanda Arlene
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM The Village at CBU 100
COM113-K
Sanicola, Angela Marie
09/04/2018 T 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B222
COM113-A
Pate, John R.
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
COM113-B
Murray, Donald R.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
COM113-C
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TBA
COM113-D
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
COM113-E
Brodie, Victoria K
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
COM113-F
Murray, Donald R.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-G
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA
COM113-H
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
COM113-I
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM113-J
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
01/09/2019 MWF 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM TBA
COM113-K
Vennemann, Darlene Sue
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
COM113-L
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 M 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM TBA
COM113-M
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 Th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
COM113-N
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM TBA
COM113-O
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA
COM113-P
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 TTh 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

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)

COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 171
COM308-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
COM308-B
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

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)

COM333-A
Pate, John R.
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex 189
COM333-A
Pate, John R.
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

COM340 Rhetoric and Persuasion

This course is designed to develop advanced analysis of communication artifacts using theories of rhetoric and persuasion. The course discusses and makes use of rhetorical theorists from classical and contemporary traditions through the lens of compliance gaining. A focus will be on understanding human persuasion in everyday life, as well as in scholarly perspective. (3 units; Spring)

COM340-A
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

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)

COM401-A
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B110

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)

COM403-A
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B110

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)

COM405-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
01/09/2019 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN

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)

COM425-A
Pate, John R.
01/09/2019 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

Upper Division Elective Requirements

Complete nine (9) units from the following:

COM306 Small Group Communication

This course examines the dynamics in communication within small groups. Students will learn effective critical thinking and problem solving skills for use when working in small groups. (3 units; Fall)

COM306-A
Boes, Cynthia D.
09/04/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN

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)

COM310-A
Marse, Michael
09/04/2018 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Mission Hall 109

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)

COM400-A
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

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)

COM410-A
Marse, Michael
01/09/2019 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Yeager Center

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)

ICS430 Intercultural Communications

This course will address principles and processes of communication from one culture to another. Attention will be given to different perceptions, ways of thinking, values, verbal and non-verbal expression, and sub-groups within a given culture. Prerequisites: Previous Biblical Studies or Intercultural Studies coursework. (3 units; Multicultural; Spring)

ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
09/04/2018 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B111
ICS430-A
Nsofor, C. Fyne L.
01/09/2019 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 124

THE312 Drama in the Classroom

The student will learn how to use drama and theatre activities both for and with children, and how they can incorporate drama into education by creating lesson plans and planning specific assignments. The student will also develop skills in oral interpretation and storytelling to become a more interesting and expressive teacher. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

THE312-A
Parshall, Stephanie
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Wallace Theater 203
THE312-A
Parshall, Stephanie
01/09/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Wallace Theater 203

THE340 Drama in the Church

Designed for pastors, teachers, youth leaders, and church workers, this class explores various ways that drama can be utilized in the church. Class work includes hands-on experience in using church drama with children and youth, drama for the worship service, and how to start a drama program at your local church. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Spring odd years)

PRL300 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)

PRL300-A
Brodie, Victoria K
09/04/2018 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex ONLN
PRL300-A
Brodie, Victoria K
01/09/2019 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN