COM213 - Introduction to the Media
Credit: 3 semester hours

An introduction to the concepts and techniques of all media types. Offers hands-on instruction in information gathering, organization, and creating messages for print, broadcast and on-line media. May be used to fulfill University Studies requirement.

COM233 - Business and Professional Communication
Credit: 3 semester hours

Provides an introduction to communication within a business or professional setting so that students become efficient and ethical members of organizations. Students concentrate on business communication within the interpersonal context, group context, and speaker/audience context. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM240 - Interviewing Techniques
Credit: 3 semester hours

Addresses interviewing processes, structure, questions and principles applicable to most interviewing situations. Students will examine interviewing as a management tool, a journalism skill, and a research method. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM250 - Computer Mediated Communication (CMC)
Credit: 3 semester hours

This course takes a hands on approach to learning by incorporating introduction to, and application of, communication in the computer mediated environment. This course introduces students to communication in terms of very specific computer mediated genres including e-mail, discussion lists, news groups, chat rooms, instant messaging, blogs, and social networking.

COM322 - Intercultural Communication
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores cross-cultural communication and surveys intercultural theories and problems in communication. The course offers a general orientation and overview of intercultural communication, theorizes intercultural transactions, provides insights into cultural difference, examines issues associated with language and voice, and establishes an arena to discuss how cultural knowledge is represented, mediated, and appropriated. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM323 - Gender and Communication
Credit: 3 semester hours

Combining cognitive and experiential approaches, the course focuses on gender and culture as they relate to communication. Students will obtain a critical understanding of gender construction, in addition to learning how gender affects verbal and nonverbal communication. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM328 - Public Relations
Credit: 3 semester hours

Showcases the role of the public relations practitioner. This research and writing-intensive course examines public relations as a marketing tool, explores the responsibilities of the public relations practitioner in relation to mass media, and helps the student identify various publics. Balancing ethical responsibilities to both client and communication will be discussed. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM376 - Organizational Communication
Credit: 3 semester hours

Surveys the theory and practice of organizational communication, including such topics as information flow, network analysis, communication overload and underload, organizational decision making, organizational effectiveness and change, leadership, motivation, and socialization. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.

COM425 - Conflict Management
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the communication dynamics involved in managing conflict in personal relationships, professional settings, and public life. Students examine the research and ethical issues relevant to communication and conflict. This course focuses on the identification of conflict styles and strategies in terms of successful conflict management in a given environment. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisite: At least six COM hours or instructor's permission.

COM449 - Advertising and Promotional Strategies
Credit: 3 semester hours

Designed to introduce the student to the field of integrated marketing communications. The emphasis in this course will be on the elements of promotion in the marketing communications program of an organization, and will examine advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and personal selling from an integrated marketing communications perspective. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisites: MKT240 or instructor's permission

COM470 - Training and Development
Credit: 3 semester hours

Explores the best practices for training and development in organizational settings. A major element of this course is the preparation by each student of one or more training modules. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisite: At least six COM hours or instructor's permission.

COM472 - Principles of Leadership
Credit: 3 semester hours

Considers the central role played by communication in the theory and practice of leadership, with an emphasis on leadership in organizational and public life. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.
Prerequisite: At least six COM hours or instructor's permission.