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COMM 3125. Modern Media and Culture (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. This class will address the social responsibility of the media and its influence upon media consumers by examining media economics, media ethics, media effects of electronic and print media, and critical analysis of media's role in society.

COMM 3135. Persuasion (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 1110 and COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. An introductory study of selected theories of persuasion. Students will examine, analyze, and apply persuasive techniques used in today's culture.

COMM 3146. Political Communication (3-0-3) Prerequisite or Corequisite: POLS 1101. Introduction to theory and practices of political communication, including the conduct of campaigns and providing public services. In addition, the student will participate in a political or voter registration campaign, or work in an elected official's office.

COMM 4145. Organizational Communication (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. Emphasizes communication concepts and principles as they pertain to the workplace. Topics include corporate culture interview and selection, performance feedback, team building, conflict management and diversity management.

COMM 4147. Advertising Campaigns (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. This course is designed for students to apply their collective abilities and knowledge toward the development of a comprehensive advertising campaign for a client as designated by the American Advertising Federation through its National Student Advertising Campaign Competition.(Course Fee Required)