COMM

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COMM 105 Interpersonal Communication
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study and practical application of principles of communication in human interactions. Topics include: self-awareness; perception; conflict; listening; interviewing; verbal and nonverbal codes; and cultural expectations and their effects on communication in family, classroom, work and intercultural settings.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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COMM 110 Public Speaking
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the preparation and effective delivery of various types of speeches. Topics include: improved listening techniques, audience participation, and evaluation.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
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COMM 115 Introduction to Journalism
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

A course on basic principles of journalism, emphasizing techniques for reporting and writing news stories.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
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COMM 120 Mass Media and Society
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study and discussion of the role and function of mass media (newspapers, magazines, film, radio, TV, and computer multimedia) in today's society, including assessment of historical, business, and cultural perspectives and implications.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
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COMM 130 Introduction to Film Studies
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

A course on film as an expressive art and a cultural artifact, emphasizing American film from its inception to present. Topics include: developing critical awareness as an audience member; film history, genres, and themes; directing and acting styles; and technical elements of filmmaking.
Prerequisites: ENG 101
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COMM 198 First Year Special Topics in Communications
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Communications, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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COMM 199 First Year Independent Project in Communications
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Communications that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Communications faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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COMM 205 Small Group Communication
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

Study of the dynamics of communication in the small group context. Topics include: small group communication theory and research, awareness of personal and others' behaviors in small groups, enhancing individual functioning in groups, and analyzing/improving the functioning of other groups.
Prerequisites: COMM 105
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COMM 215 Journalism Practicum
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 7 Lab Hours.

Study and application of journalism principles through faculty-supervised writing, editing, and production of a College publication. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: COMM 115 or instructor consent
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COMM 298 Second Year Special Topics in Communications
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Communications, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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COMM 299 Second Year Independent Project in Communications
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Communications that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Communications faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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