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Course List - Communication

Communication
Course# Course Name (Link to Related Courses)
 COM100 (Quick Course Search) Introduction to Human Communication
This survey course examines the elements of human communication (perception, listening, language and nonverbal) and various contexts in which these elements are used. Meets Gen. Ed., SB and AA COM requirement
 COM110 (Quick Course Search) Interpersonal Communication 
One-on-one personal, social and professional relationships are the focus of this course. Topics examined include self concept, perception, listening, intimacy, and conflict negotiation. Meets Gen. Ed., SB and AA COM requirement.
 COM207 (Quick Course Search) Communication Inquiry and Methodologies 
For COM majors only. The focus of this course is on scholarly writing and research skills related to communication theory and methodologies. It’s required for degrees in communication and will improve students’ functioning in their chosen careers. AA COM requirement. Prerequisite: ENG101 and COM100 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
 COM222 (Quick Course Search) Argumentation 
This course is designed to introduce students to civil dialogue and formal debate strategies. They will learn how to effectively research all perspectives of an issue and use evidence and reason to craft arguments in order to persuade an audience. Learning how to analyze others’ arguments and be more persuasive in life will help students reap desired professional and personal rewards. Not offered every semester. Meets Gen. Ed., L. Prerequisite: ENG101 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
 COM225 (Quick Course Search) Public Speaking 
Students with some or no prior public speaking experience learn to put theory into practice by giving a variety of informative, persuasive and special occasion speeches. Meets Gen. Ed., L and AA COM requirement. Prerequisite: ENG101 or ENG107.
 COM230 (Quick Course Search) Small Group Communication 
Small group work is a fact of life in today's society. Students learn theory and skills to help them become better participants and leaders in small group interactions. Meets Gen. Ed., SB, L and AA COM requirement. Prerequisite: ENG101 or ENG107.
 COM241 (Quick Course Search) Oral Interpretation of Literature 
Students will learn how to analyze and prepare dramatic literature and poetry for public performances. Study and practice in breath control, voice projection, effective use of gestures and various other performance techniques will enhance any future public speaking situations. Not offered every semester. Meets Gen. Ed., HU, L. Prerequisite: ENG101 or equivalent.
 COM259 (Quick Course Search) Communication in Business and Professions 
The essential role of communication in the world of business is the focus of this course. Topics covered include resume writing, interviewing, public presentation, small group interaction and conflict negotiation. Prerequisite: ENG101 or ENG107.
 COM263 (Quick Course Search) Intercultural Communication 
Students will develop skills to help them communicate effectively with people from diverse cultures. We live in a global economy. Understanding how people from other cultures communicate will help you negotiate meaningful interactions with people from around the world. Meets Gen. Ed., C, G, SB and AA COM requirement.
 COM281 (Quick Course Search) Communication Activities 
Build competence and confidence in a variety of speech situations beyond the classroom setting. May include presentations at speech competitions or at community organizations. 1-3 credits. Not offered every semester.