Communications Online Courses

Credits: 3

Description: Study of the human communication process—including a multicultural perspective and the importance of diversity—focusing on interactions with oneself, with one other person, with a small group, and within public-speaking situations.

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

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Credits: 3

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

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Credits: 3

Description: Students examine the relationship between culture and communication and the ways culture influences values and perceptions. Discussion and activities help students develop and apply analytic and communication skills which enable them to interact with cultural sensitivity and communicate more effectively in intercultural, interethnic, and cross-gender contexts. Particularly useful for students in business, behavioral sciences, education, and theology.

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

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Credits: 3

Description: An experiential study of groups in process within organizations for the purpose of problem-solving and team building. Students work in teams to plan and complete a service project during the semester.

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

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Credits: 3

Description: Grounded in rhetorical theory and research, students conduct advanced research on speech topics of various situations and modes towards a professional and engaging performance of public communication. Speeches must be solidly supported and logically reasoned. Principles of eloquence, presentation design, and ethics characterize the articulate delivery. Focus is practical application of argumentation and debate skills to develop critical thinking for reasoned decision-making and problem-solving. Particularly useful for students in fields such as pre-law and business.

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

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Credits: 3

Description: A study of how media affects our popular culture and to critically assess the role of media in our lives. Beginning with the invention of mass communication and using culture as a thematic approach, students study the broad and overlapping media. 

Format(s) Available: Self-Paced Open Learning (section 901), Interactive Term-based (section 999)
Cost:  online campus tuition, main campus tuition (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Sample syllabus: others are similar