May 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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COM 401 - Communication Theory

Examination of human communication on an individual, interpersonal, and public level. Exploration of the relationship between communication theory and the practice of communication in various professional settings.

Prerequisite: admission to either the communication studies, public relations, film, or journalism major.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate the basis of theory and its relationship to effective behavior.
  • Demonstrate understanding of communication discipline.
  • Use communication theories to analyze communication problems and to suggest effective strategies to overcome the problems.
  • Describe the major contexts in communication.
  • Incorporate communication theories in describing the role of communication in interpersonal relationships.
  • Describe at least three cultural differences in communication.
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