Communication Studies (COMM)

COMM 518 COMMUNICATION TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (3)

Instructional strategies for implementing objectives, specifying and evaluating results.

COMM 519 ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION (3)

Theories and processes of decision making in organizations including classical, human resources, cultural, systems, and critical approaches. Emphasis on the role of communication plays in assimilation, decision making, conflict, diversification, and crisis management.

COMM 520 COMMUNICATION IN THE LEGAL PROCESS (3)

Focus on communication questions and skills by lawyers, judges, litigants and jurors in criminal and civil justice. Survey of research related to verbal and nonverbal aspects of communication as they apply to the legal concerns of interview, negotiation and litigation. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

COMM 522 CONFERENCE AND MEETING MANAGEMENT (3)

Communicative details in preparing for and conducting events.

COMM 795 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES (1-6)

Directed study through readings, projects, papers or seminars. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: 15 credits of graduate-level communication or mass communication courses and consent of instructor.