Introduction to Communications Studies

Introduction to Communications Studies
Survey of mass communication theory and research; historical and philosophical development of communication theory.
COMMS
238
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPre-communications status.
 Taught 
Course Outcomes

Critical Thinking

Students will demonstrate critical and independent thinking related to the role of communication and society.

Communications Theory and Application

Students will have a deeper understanding of theories and know how to apply them in practical situations.

Inquiry Methods

Students will be able to discuss methods for communications inquiry.

Niche Building

Students will continue to build their own niche within the field and recognize the value of other approaches.