Area G options
COMM 3157. Qualitative Communication Research (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. Qualitative Research Methods in the study of human communication covers conceptual issues of qualitative inquiry, research design, gathering, analyzing and interpreting qualitative data, writing up qualitative research and combining qualitarie and qualitative research.
COMM 3255. Quantitative Communication Research (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. A study and application of research methods used in speech communication. (Course Fee Required)
COMM 3256. Communication Theories (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. A study of the major theoretical perspectives that inform communication scholarship.
COMM 4000. Communication Exit Assessment (0-0-0) Student must be a communication major with senior standing and 2.5 GPA in major. The student will prepare a portfolio representing his/her work from at least eight communication or related courses. The portfolio may contain audio and visual materials as well as text. After the portfolio is satisfactorily organized, the student will have an interview with a faculty panel. Satisfactory completion of this course is required for graduation. (S/U grading.) (Course Fee Required)
COMM 4116. Communication Law and Ethics. (3-0-3) Prerequisites: COMM 2105, 2110, 2136 or 2137. Legal and ethical limitations and privileges affecting publishing, advertising, broadcasting, telecasting, public relations and social media; consideration of legal philosophy bearing on communications media.