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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

COMM-200 Survey of Human Communication Studies

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of ACRD-080.  Pre- or Co-requisite: ENGL-101  
A survey course in communication that will investigate the theory and scholoarly history of the discipline in the following typical and emerging concentration areas in the field: public communication; interpersonal communication; family communication; organizational workplace and group communication; interviewing and leadership; healthcare communication; mediated communication and communication technology.

Course Outcomes
1. Understand the foundational theories and characteristics of communication studies pertinent to typical and emerging content areas in the field 2. Understand research findings pivotal to the development of the communications field 3. Understand current issues under consideration by communication scholars in typical and emerging communication content areas 4. Understand current academic and career options in the field of communication as well as the professional outlook of scholars in the discipline 5. Understand techniques for the critical evaluation of communication in public and private settings 6. Understand the social, political, interpersonal intrapersonal, and economic implications of communication research findings