Advanced Communications Studies

Advanced Communications Studies
Contemporary developments in communication theory, research, and practice.
COMMS
483
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCOMMS 319; or SOC 300; Comms 411 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtContact Department
Course Outcomes

Communication Issues in Contemporary Society

Students will be able to discuss, to think critically and analytically about, and to write knowledgeably about current literature and research related to communications issues in contemporary society.

Communication, Technology, and Society

Students will be able to discuss, to think critically and analytically about, and to write knowledgeably about the social role and effects of communications and communications technologies in society.

Contemporary Communications Practice

Students will be able to discuss, to think critically and analytically about, and to write knowledgeably about issues in contemporary practice of communications and other professions.

Communications Ethics and Ethical Theory

Students will be able to discuss, to think critically and analytically about, and to write knowledgeably about ethical issues that confront communicators, and ethical theory that can guide ethical decision making; the moral responsibility of professional communicators to make a positive difference within their sphere of influence.

Professional Preparation and Strategy

Students will be able to discuss, to think critically and analytically about, and to write knowledgeably about strategies for bridge-building from school to work and/or from undergraduate to graduate studies.