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Communications (COMM)
Department of English

COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.

COMM 2113   Computer Mediated Communication
Experience in and analysis of both synchronous and asynchronous communication including e-mail, messaging, conferencing, bulletin boards, and other electronic discourse formats. Includes analysis of how time and virtual space affect language, identity, and community in computer mediated communication. Class 3. Prerequisite: COMM 1113. (Spring and Distance Learning, Even years)

COMM 4943-4993   Special Topics
Seminar and special courses which are not offered in the regular communications curriculum. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 3. Prerequisite: Consent of the department chair.