COMS 356 Introduction to Behavioral Research Methods in Communication
An introduction to the nature of theory and theory building in the study of human communication. Research methods include experimentation, survey, content analysis, and field description. An introduction to statistics and statistical tests is included as well. Prerequisite: MATH 101 and admission to the Communication Studies major or consent of instructor.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Communication Studies
The Communication Studies undergraduate major equips students with a diversity of skill sets by investigating communication in various cultural contexts, including relational, organizational, intercultural, political, and more. In an increasingly globalized world, competent communication is crucial for career advancement, interpersonal relationships, and public democratic participation. Here’s what we know: humans rely on communication, and the creation and translation of symbols, language, and messages are integral to daily interactions. In other words, communication connects us. The major expands on fundamental public speaking principles from the introductory course through emphasizing theories, methods, performances that apply to everyday communication practices.
Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures
...one of the following: COMS 557 East Asian...East Asia EALC/POLS 356 Politics of East...
BA in Communication Studies
...The COMS 130 / COMS 131 requirement can also be fulfilled by exemption . 3 COMS 356...
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in African and African-American Studies
...Theatre and Drama AAAS 356/THR 327 African...and Islam AAAS 420/COMS 447 Intercultural Communication...