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Seminars

COMM 8035 - COMMUNICATION PEDAGOGY

Doctoral Colloquium in Communication Pedagogy. Techniques and approaches to pedagogy in the communication field. Includes a supervised teaching presentation before members of the graduate faculty and graduate students.
3.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8050 - PRINCIPLES OF PERSUASION

COMM 8060 - SEMINAR IN COMMUNICATION LAW

Seminar in Communication Law. Conflicting traditions in communication law. Discussion of landmark decisions affecting communication practices. Understanding of the utility of legal research in the governing of communication processes.
3.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8090 - COMMUNICATION ETHICS

Communication Ethics. Ethical theories and issues related to communication, with emphasis on codes of ethics of the various professions.
3.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8100 - THEORIES OF THE PUBLIC

Theories of the Public. Introduction to advanced theories of the communicating public, including surveys of Lippmann, Dewey, Habermas, and others. Review of disciplinary perspectives on mass audiences from speech communication, mass communication, media studies, argumentation theory, cultural studies, and public relations approaches.
3.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8111 - DOCTORAL PROSEMINAR

Doctoral Proseminar. Introduction to the academic processes, the requirements of the doctoral prospectus and dissertation, and professional opportunities and expectations of the communication discipline. (To be repeated six times.)
1.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8112 - DOCTORAL WRITING WORKSHOP

Doctoral Writing Workshop. Seminar focused on preparing advanced communication research for publication.
1.000 Credit Hours

COMM 8410 - QUALITATIVE METHODS

Qualitative Methods. Philosophy and practice of qualitative methods in communication; problems and projects.
3.000 Credit Hours