COMM1301 Introduction to the Study of Communication

Course Description

An introductory course that surveys the history, development, and future directions of the field of communication. Equal emphasis is placed on understanding application of theory to everyday situations and learning introductory approaches to research.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None
Student Learning Outcomes
  • Students will draw well-reasoned, logically supported conclusions from information.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to engage in creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written, oral, and visual communication skills.
  • Students will be able to connect choices, actions, and consequences to ethical decision-making.
  • Students will demonstrate intercultural competence, civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.