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 General Catalog 2003-2004
Posted April 9, 2003

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1000  Studies in Communication I (1 to 3) 
   Variable topic in communication, such as but not exclusively, navigating the Internet and Grantsmanship.

1010  Elements of Speech Communication (3) 
   Basic theory and practice of communication behavior in interpersonal, group problem-solving, and public-speaking contexts.

1050  Human Communication: Basic Issues (4) 
   Basic issues and perspectives in study of communication through critical analysis of audiovisual and written communication texts.

1120  Group Decision-Making (3) 
   Basic elements of group processes in decision making with emphasis on participation and analysis in decision-making groups.

1200  Principles of Public Speaking (3) 
   Adjusting to audiences: analyzing, developing, organizing, and delivering ideas in a public speech.

1270  Analysis of Argument (3) Fulfills Quant Reason (Stat/Logic) & Humanities Exploration.
   Study of argumentation--reasoning, issues, audience analysis--in decision-making contexts. Analysis and critical evaluation of persuasive and argumentative messages.

1500  Introduction to Mass Communication (3) 
   Theory, structure, content, functions, and audiences of mass communication media (print, broadcast, and film) in contemporary life. History and technology of media in providing news, opinion, entertainment, and advertising in a democracy.

1510  Radio-Television Performance and Production (3) 
   For nonmajors. Development of basic performance and production skills for radio and television. Individual and group assignments.

1530  Basic Photography (4) 
   Introduction to photographic media. Instruction in use of camera, lighting, and basic black-and-white darkroom techniques. Covers principles of composition. Students shoot and process their own photographs.

1600  Reporting for the Mass Media (4) Prerequisite: WRTG 2010. 
   Organization and written presentation of facts to a mass audience, with emphasis on writing news. Development of information-gathering skills for presentation through mass media.

2110  Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Communication processes underlying formation, maintenance, and termination of interpersonal relationships.

2210  Introduction to Performance Studies (3) Fulfills Fine Arts Exploration.
   Fundamental techniques for analyzing and performing poetry, narrative fiction, and nonfiction prose.

2530  Photojournalism (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1530. 
   Documentary photography for newspapers and magazines. Field techniques, analysis, and criticism. Students plan, produce, and edit photo essays and slide documentaries.

3000  Communication Studies (3) 
   Variable topics in communication.

3020  Media Texts: Special Topics (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Study of the role of media texts in our lives, including the character of the media industry and the forms, conventions, and products of popular culture. Open to nonmajors.

3030  Communication and Social Responsibility (3) Fulfills Communication/Writing & Humanities Exploration.
   Applying critical thinking to a series of contemporary social issues, regularly developing positions on social issues in writing and speech, and increasing sensitivity to the role of language in understanding and action.

3040  Communication and Relationships (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Study of communication in structuring social relationships from family and friendships to organizations. Open to nonmajors.

3050  Theoretical Perspectives on Communication (3) 
   Introduction to current communication theories that apply throughout the communication curriculum.

3070  Communication and Gender (3) Cross listed as GNDR 3070. Fulfills Diversity.
   Introduces basic communication concepts. Demonstrates the negotiation of gender roles in everyday communicative interaction including dyadic, small group, and public address contexts.

3110  Interpersonal Communication (3) Prerequisite: COMM 2110. 
   Understanding different perspectives to conceptualize and study communication processes and interpersonal relations.

3120  Family Communication (3) Recommended Prerequisite: COMM 2110. 
   Systems approach to study of family relationships. Communication patterns, family rules, interpersonal bonds, relational dimensions, and contextual influences.

3170  Introduction to Organizational Communication (3) 
   Contemporary theory and intellectual traditions applied to the study of organizations and the role of organizations in society and cultural practices.

3180  Communication and Social Behavior (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Role of communication in creating, maintaining, and changing social reality. The relationship between communicative phenomena and social structure. Effects of communication process on individuals and groups.

3190  Intercultural Communication (3) Cross listed as ETHNC 3400. Fulfills Diversity.
   Systematic study of communication processes that involve contact and interaction between people of different cultures. Readings, exercises, assignments, and electronic media contribute to understanding intercultural processes.

3200  Persuasion Theory and Practices (3) Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Study and practice of principles of persuasion in public speaking and other forms of communication.

3270  Forensics Laboratory (1) 
   Competition in intercollegiate debate and forensics. Consult director of forensics before registering.

3330  Negotiation and Interviewing (3) 
   Role of communication in decision-making process of negotiation and bargaining. Emphasis on functions of communication in resolving conflicts through bargaining. Interviewing methods.

3400  Cultural Studies in Communication (3) 
   Critical approaches to the ways in which various communicative forms, events, and processes contribute to the formation and circulation of cultural meanings and values.

3410  Literature in Performance (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Practical and theoretical study of literature as a communicative event. Communicative strategies and structures that shape forms and meanings of oral and written literature.

3420  Performance and Culture (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Historical and ethnographic study of performance genres and practices as enactments of cultural identity and as sites of cultural struggle, resistance, and transformation. Topics covered include performance as cultural process, performance as a way of knowing, and performance as power.

3460  Communication Criticism (3) Fulfills Communication/Writing & Humanities Exploration.
   Introduction to analysis of public communication (speeches, editorials, advertisements, TV, film, etc.) from a variety of critical perspectives.

3490  Communication and Public Issues: Special Topics (3) Fulfills Humanities Exploration.
   Analysis of historical and contemporary persuasive strategies associated with such issues as civil rights, women's rights, and environmentalism.

3500  Writing for Visual Media (3) 
   Developing the script; using creative writing and adapting stories.

3510  Introduction to Web Site Design (3) 
   Communication design for online hypertext and multimedia. Students are introduced to design processes, principles of visual communication, and the basic technical skills necessary for Web site creation.

3520  Radio Journalism (3) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   News writing and reporting for radio, covering a beat, interviewing sources, producing news for broadcast.

3530  Advanced Photography (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1530 or 2530. 
   Focuses on creative visualization using intermediate to advanced techniques of black-and-white photography in the darkroom. Students specialize in genres of commercial photography. Includes instruction in studio lighting.

3540  Color Photography (4) Prerequisite: COMM 3530. 
   Creative visualization and composition in color. Includes darkroom techniques, criticism and color theory, with students shooting and printing color photographs. Instruction in digital color correction.

3550  Principles of Visual Communication (3) 
   Survey course that looks at physio-psychological bases of perception of cognition, semiotics, aesthetics and historical references that lead to realization of visual messages. Includes discussions of ethical dimensions of visual image-making. Presentations incorporate criticism of contemporary visual images across all mass media.

3560  Intro Visual Media (4) Pre-requisite: COMM 3550 
   Production of electronic visual media. Basic theoretical principles and techniques of production.

3570  Newsbreak (1 to 3) Prerequisite: COMM 2560. 
   Technical production staff for student-produced television newscast. Positions include camera operator, floor director, audio control, director, graphics, telepromptor and videotape playback.

3600  The Editing Process (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Judging content and form and preparing copy for publication. Graphics, layout, and picture editing included.

3610  Internship in Mass Communication (1 to 3) 
   Formally approved internship on staff of publication, broadcast station, advertising agency, or other professional mass-communication institution.

3620  Editorial Conference (1 to 3) 
   For 'Daily Utah Chronicle' staff members.

3670  Principles of Advertising (3) 
   Introduction to advertising's historical, social, and economic aspects. Marketing mix, communication theory, and advertising organizations. Designing persuasive messages for print and broadcast media.

3680  Advertising Media Analysis and Planning (3) Prerequisite: COMM 3670. 
   Development of media plans including creative strategies based on comprehensive marketing analysis.

3710  Introduction to Quantitative Communication Research (3) Prerequisite: Any QA course. Fulfills Quantitative Intensive BS.
   Introduces logical and analytic communication research tools. Focuses on the research process used in generating communication research, data analysis methods, and special topics in communication research.

3910  Independent Study (1 to 4) 

4170  Organizational Communication (4) Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Theory and practice of communication in private and public organizations. Relationship of communication theory and organization theory. Role of communication in achieving organizational goals. Assessment and development of organizational communication systems.

4180  Seminar: Organizational Communication (3) Prerequisite: COMM 4170. 
   Topic varies. In-depth inquiry into an organizational communication topic.

4190  Internship in Speech Communication (3 to 6) 

4270  Forensics Practicum (3) Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Issues in intercollegiate and high school debate and forensics.

4520  Television Journalism (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1600 & 2560. Recommended Requisite: COMM 3520. 
   Newswriting and reporting for television, covering a beat, interviewing sources, producing news for broadcast.

4550  Current Developments in Telecommunication (3) Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Major issues and developments affecting radio, TV, and related fields.

4560  Visual Media Production I (4) Prerequisite: COMM 4560. 
   Techniques of motion picture and television production. Student production of scripted materials.

4570  Visual Editing (4) 
   Basic graphic design of print media with emphasis on integrating visual and verbal messages in persuasive communication. Students explore visual design problems by producing lab projects using page layout software. Students must be familiar with Macintosh operating system.

4580  Public Relations Theory and Practice (3) 
   Public relations in business, industry, public institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

4610  Magazine Writing (3) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Writing nonfiction for publication. Includes analysis of the magazine industry and marketing manuscripts.

4670  Specialty Reporting (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Gathering, organizing, and presenting information related to a specific topic area (.ie., science, environment, education) to a mass audience. Topic varies.

4680  Advanced Reporting (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Reporting and newswriting assignments in the field. News analysis and research.

4690  Interpretive Writing (3) Prerequisite: COMM 1600. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Writing opinions: editorials, columns, art reviews, and essays for all media.

4910  Independent Honors Study (1 to 4) 

4999  Honors Thesis/Project (3 to 4) 
   Restricted to students in the Honors Program working on an Honors degree.

5000  Studies in Communication (3) 
   Experimental course with variable content. See current Class Schedule for topic.

5010  Teaching Speech and Communication (3) Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Instructional design theory as it is applied to teaching speech and communication in a variety of contexts (high school, business, organizations, private consulting, etc.). Students will master the basics of instructional design and execute instructional packages.

5060  Teaching Mentorship (1 to 3) 

5110  Interpersonal Communication Concepts (3) Prerequisite: COMM 3120, 5140, or 5160. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Advanced study of conceptual approaches to understanding interpersonal relationships through interaction.

5120  Group Communication (3) 
   Role and social dimensions of communication in face-to-face group system. Survey and analysis of behavioral research.

5130  Communication and Emotion (3) 
   The class explores various ways in which communication and emotion influence one another. These include: how emotion is a part of all communication, how emotion is communicated verbally and nonverbally, effects of communicating or withholding emotional expression, using communication to influence one's own and others' emotions, the role of emotion in social structure and ritual, and cultural similarities and differences in how emotion in experienced and expressed. Meets with COMM 6130.

5140  Communication and Aging (3) Cross listed as GERON 5140. 
   Introduction to communication and aging perspectives. These perspectives provide a unifying thread to a truely interdisciplinary inquiry into the studies of the aging process. Issues pertaining to the communication and aging perspective, including attitudes and ageism, relational considerations of older adults (such as the role of communication in reminiscence, intimacy, helping, and loneliness), mass media, work, leisure and retirement, and family relationships and friendships included. Offered odd years.

5150  Dialogue and Cultural Studies (3) 
   Describes and analyzes how conversation sustains a sense of social reality.

5160  Communication and Emotion (3) 
   The class explores various ways in which communication and emotion influence one another. These include: how emotion is a part of all communication, how emotion is communicated verbally and nonverbally, effects of communicating or withholding emotional expression, using communication to influence one's own and others' emotions, the role of emotion in social structure and ritual, and cultural similarities and differences in how emotion is experienced and expressed.

5170  Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication (3) Prerequisite: COMM 4170. 
   Interpretive and symbolic approaches to organizational communication. Exploration of the role of communication in creation of organizational reality and organizational responses to challenges presented by changing cultural and social contexts (such as conflict, diversity, home-workplace tensions, changing employee-employer relations, new technology, etc.).

5200  Persuasion and Political Communication (3) 
   Theory and practice in modern persuasion situations, with emphasis on teaching students to become critical consumers of persuasive messages.

5260  History of Public Communication (3) Recommended Prerequisite: COMM 3460. 
   Analysis and criticism of public statements on political, religious, and social issues relevant to American history.

5270  Theories of Argument (3) 
   Understanding ways people use reasoning, logic, and argument in formal and informal communication. Meets with COMM 5270.

5300  Mass Communication Law (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1500. 
   First Amendment origin and interpretations. Rights, regulation, and responsibilities of media. Case studies.

5310  Telecommunication Policy and Management (3) 
   Government and industry regulations applied to operation of broadcast facilities. Practical application of regulations.

5320  Freedom of Expression (3) 
   Legal, political, and philosophical issues in systems of public communication under the First Amendment.

5340  Communication and Law (3) 
   Lawyer-specific communication processes: case analysis; identifying issues and evidence; mediation, arbitration, negotiation in dispute resolution; opening statements and closing arguments; examination and cross-examination of witnesses; appellate advocacy.

5350  Ethical Practices of Communication (3) 
   From personal identity to relationships to cultural expressions; from argument to organizational procedures to public policy; from email to chat rooms to web pages; from memos to press releases to industrialized communicative products, questions of ethical behavior by individuals, organizations and societies arise in all communicative contexts. This course organizes the resources of critical evaluation and ethical judgment to provide the means by which communication practitioners can live examined lives.

5360  Environmental Communication (3) 
   Social construction of the environment and environmental issues through media and other communication processes. How individual and societal choices are shaped in the process.

5450  Communication and Culture (3) Cross listed as ETHNC 5450. Recommended Prerequisite: ETHNC 2580 or 2500. Fulfills Diversity.
   Relationship between communication and culture from critical, social, and behavioral perspectives.

5510  Advanced Web Site Design (3) Prerequisite: COMM 3510 or instructor's consent. 
   Audience-centered web site design processes; application of the latest web development and design standards of the World Wide Web consortium

5520  Interactive Narrative (3) 
   This course focuses on the design and theory of interactive narrative. Students deconstruct the ideology of authorship and user agency while creating original art, graphics, audio, and interactive computer-animated media for distribution via the Web.

5530  Visual Communication (3) 
   Visual communication. Explores a broad range of theoretical and research literature that provide useful perspectives or foundations for the study of visual communication. The literature representing these perspectives draws from a variety of areas including perception, cognition, aesthetics, and film/visualization theory. There are no prerequisites for the class, but some knowledge of media production techniques is assumed.

5540  Media and Diversity (3) Cross listed as ETHNC 5540. Fulfills Diversity requirement. 
   Explores theoretical and critical approaches to understanding relationships between media and ethnicity, gender, race, and social identity. Through an examination of contemporary scholarship, lectures and discussions, video screenings, in-class writing, and group presentations, the course provides an integral approach to understanding how media affect the production and consumption of diverse social and intellectual ideas and perspectives.

5550  Digital Imaging (4) Pre-requisite: COMM 3540 or 4570 or consent of instructor. 
   Exploration of creative, ethical, and legal challenges of image manipulation. Students encounter imaging design questions by creating advertising and editorial illustrations using image manipulation software.

5560  Visual Media Production II (4) Prerequisite: COMM 4560. 
   Advanced methods of television and film production from inception to finished product.

5570  Advanced Visual Editing (4) Prerequisite: COMM 4570. 
   Editing by design of editorial publications. Includes design theory and advanced techniques of page layout and using software. Focus repeats from magazine to newspaper design.

5580  Public Relations Cases and Campaigns (4) Prerequisite: COMM 1600 and 4580. Fulfills Upper Division Communication/Writing.
   Discussion of public relations problems based on case studies. Writing instruction and exercises.

5590  Integrated Marketing Communication (3) 
   Prereq.: COMM 4350, 5310, or instructor's consent. Managerial considerations affecting telecommunications facility operations. Fiscal management, regulations, ratings, program decision making, and maximizing human resources.

5620  International Communication (3) 
   Examines the forces--physical, social, political, psychological, economic--that influence the movement of news, entertainment, and advertising worldwide. Includes such considerations as censorship, propaganda, media diplomacy, media imperialism. foreign correspondence, the use of the Internet, cables, and communication satellites.

5630  Mass Communication History (3) 
   Major historical developments in mass communication; emphasis on people, economics, technology, and societal influences on media environment.

5640  Communication Technology and Culture (3) 
   This course examines the ideological context of evolving communication technologies as they function to structure, maintain, and alter power relations in contemporary society. Special attention is given to a) social construction of gender, race, national identity, and class by and through communicaiton technology; and b) the ideological valences of recent and emerging communication technologies.

5650  Video Games as Gendered Spaces (3) 
   This course explores and challenges the social construction of gender in video and computer games. Students use theories of gender, narrative, and visual communication to critically analyze and create animated interactive narratives. Applications-based computer proficency is required.

5660  Media Ethics (3) Prerequisite: COMM 1500. 
   Professional ethics in media; emphasis on news work. Philosophical concepts, moral reasoning, and media values and principles. Current issues through case studies. Institutions through which media have addressed moral dilemmas.

5710  Communication Research (4) Fulfills Quantitative Intensive BS.
   Basic descriptive and inferential statistics, instrumentation, design principles, and application to communication problems. May be taken as a service-learning class.

5800  Special Projects (1 to 4) 
   Prereq.: Majors only and department chair's consent.

6000  Studies in Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5000.

6010  Teaching Speech and Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5010.

6090  Teaching the College Communication Curricula (1 to 2) 
   Practical application of pedagogical theory to the communication curriculum for the apprentice college instructor.

6110  Interpersonal Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5110.

6120  Group Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5120.

6140  Communication and Aging: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5140.

6150  Dialogue and Cultural Studies: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5150.

6160  Communication and Emotion (3) 
   The class explores various ways in which communication and emotion influence one another. These include: how emotion is a part of all communication, how emotion is communicated verbally and nonverbally, effects of communicating or withholding emotional expression, using communication to influence one's own and others' emotions, the role of emotion in social structure and ritual, and cultural similarities and differences in how emotion is experienced and expressed.

6170  Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5170.

6200  Persuasion and Political Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5200.

6210 Foundations of Conflict Resolution (3) Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
     An examination of the forms of communication that constitute the practice of conflict resolution and the communication ethics of conflict resolvers.

6220 Negotiation Theory and Practice (3) Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. 
     An examination of negotiation as a communication process, a system of reciprocity which involves disciplines of strategic intelligence and tactical ingenuity.

6230 Mediation Theory and Practice (3) Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. 
     A study of mediation as both a communication process and as a set of communication skills and methods.

6260  History of Public Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5260.

6270  Theories of Argument: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5270.

6300  Mass Communication Law: Graduate (4) 
   Meets with COMM 5300.

6310  Telecommunication Policy and Management: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5310.

6320  Freedom of Expression: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5320.

6340  Communication and Law: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5340.

6350  Ethical Practices of Communication (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5350. From personal identity to relationships to cultural expressions; from argument to organizational procedures to public policy; from email to chat rooms to web pages; from memos to press releases to industrialized communicative products, questions of ethical behavior by individuals, organizations and societies arise in all communicative contexts. This course organizes the resources of critical evaluation and ethical judgment to provide the means by which communication practitioners can live examined lives.

6360  Environmental Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5360. 

6450  Communication and Culture: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5450.

6520  Interactive Narrative: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5520. This course focuses on the design and theory of interactive narrative. Students deconstruct the ideology of authorship and user agency while creating original art, graphics, audio, and interactive computer-animated medial for distribution via the Web.

6530  Visual Communication: Graduate (3) 

6540  Media and Diversity: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5540.

6550  Digital Imaging: Graduate (4) 
   Meets with COMM 5550.

6580  Public Relations Cases and Campaigns: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5580.

6590  Integrated Marketing Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5590.

6620  International Communication: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5620.

6630  Mass Communication History: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5630.

6640  Communication Technology and Culture (3) 
   This course examines the ideological context of evolving communication technologies as they function to structure, maintain, and alter power relations in contemporary society. Special attention is given to a) social construction of gender, race, national identity, and class by and through communicaiton technology; and b) the ideological valences of recent and emerging communication technologies.

6650  Video Games as Gendered Spaces (3) 
   This course explores and challenges the social construction of gender in video and computer games. Students use theories of gender, narrative, and visual communication to critically analyze and create animated interactive narratives. Applications-based computer proficency is required.

6660  Media Ethics: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5660.

6710  Communication Research: Graduate (3) 
   Meets with COMM 5710.     

6910  Independent Study (1 to 3) 

6930  Master's Project (1 to 6) 
   For students who elect nonthesis option.

6970  Thesis Research: Master's (3 to 9) 

6980  Faculty Consultation: Master's (3) 

7001 Seminar: Foundations of Communications I (3)
    Intellectual traditions of communication theory and research.

7002 Seminar: Foundations of Communications II (3)
      Epistemic foundations of communication theory (science, hermeneutics, criticism). Emphasis on contemporary theories in communication.

7010  Seminar: Speech Education (3) 
   Current problems and issues in speech communication education.

7110  Seminar: Interpersonal Communication (3) 

7130  Seminar: Symbolic Interaction (3) 

7150 Dialogue and Cultural Studies (3) Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. 
     Theoretical inquiry of cultural forces, interests and positions and their conversational exercise across the surfaces of social formations.

7160 Seminar: Organizational Communication Theory and Research (3) 
   Conceptual, epistemological, and methodological issues in organizational communication.

7170  Seminar: Organizational Communication (3) 

7180  Seminar: Communication Process (3) 
   Critical examination of topic relevant to theory or evaluation of communication behavior.

7210 Managing Environmental Conflict (3) Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing.
     A critical examination of communication practices which have contributed to current environmental conflicts and strategies for managing environmental conflicts.

7220 Conflict Resolution in International Legal Situations (3) Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. 
     Contemporary legal theories of conflict resolution applied to key national and international legal controversies, investigating the role of alternative dispute resolution in modern geopolitical controversies.

7230 Alternative Legal and Political Advocacy (3)  Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
     Theoretical inquiry of recent changes in modern legal and political advocacy and practical understanding of alternative legal and political approaches.

7280  Seminar: Interpretation and Aesthetics (3) 

7320 Seminar: Historical and Critical Research Methods in Communication (3) 
   Philosophy and practice of critical and historical research; emphasis on approaches useful to study of mass communication and speech communication.

7330 Seminar:  Historical Research Methods (3) 
   Emphasis on specific historical approaches useful to study of mass communication and speech communication.

7340 Seminar: Critical Research Methods (3) 
   Basic methodologies used in critical analysis of public communication.

7350 Seminar:  Empirical Research Methodology (3) 
   Nature and selection of communication research problems; development of strategies, techniques, and designs; application of contemporary methods and measurement principles.

7360 Seminar: Qualitative Empirical Research (3) 
   Practice of research using qualitative research methods and concepts.

7370 Seminar: Quantitative Research (3) 
   Practice of research using quantitative empirical research methods and concepts.

7390 Seminar: Research Methods: Special Topics (3) 

7400  Seminar: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism (3) 

7410  Seminar: Foundations of Rhetorical Theory (3)

7420 Seminar: Contemporary Critical Theory (3) 
   Advanced study in critical theory and its relationship to communication.

7430 Argumentation Theory (3) 
   Advanced study in the theory of argument.

7440 Seminar: Contemporary Rhetorical Theory (3) 
   Advanced study in rhetorical theory.

7470 Seminar: Communication Aesthetics (3) 

7480 Seminar: Cultural Studies and Performance (3) 

7450  Seminar: Cultural Studies in Communication (3) 

7460  Seminar: History of Rhetorical Movements and Situations (3) 

7500  Seminar: Noncommercial Telecommunication (3) 
   Development of noncommercial educational broadcasting.

7510  Seminar: Issues in Mass Communication (3)

7520  Seminar: Communication History (3)

7530  Seminar: Telecommunication (3)

7540  Seminar: Free Speech and Society (3) 

7550  Seminar: Visual Communication (3)

7560  Seminar: Media Effects (3)

7590  Seminar: International Communication (3)

7700  Research Practicum (1 to 3) 

7970  Thesis Research: Ph.D. (1 to 12)

7980  Faculty Consultation: Ph.D. (3) 

7990  Continuing Registration: Ph.D. (0) 


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