The courses below were offered in Summer 2013 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.
Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations
COM CM 311
Introduces students to theories and skills of effective public address through an intensive battery of practical public speaking assignments. Course topics include clear, reasoned organization of messages; effective use of evidence; audience analysis and adaptation; skilled verbal, nonverbal, and audio/visual delivery; group communication; principles of persuasion and argument; critical listening and evaluation of public address. 4 cr.