May 23, 2019
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.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- 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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