COMM 0221 - Communication Theory

Credits: 3

Explores a variety of perspectives from which communication may be studied. Examines different models that have been developed to conceptualize, describe, and explain the communication process. Through class discussion, reading and research, students will analyze the assumptions underlying various communication theories and examine the strengths and weaknesses of these theories. Areas of study include the social and historical context of theory development, interpersonal communication, communication in organizations, and the impact of mass communication.

Prerequisites: COMM 0101  and COMM 0102 .

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