Communication (COMM)

COMM-1094 Internship Experience
Description
Supervised, off-campus work experience in media-related field. Consent of department chair required. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours. This course may be taken for either zero credit or for one credit. (offered every semester.)
Credits
0 credits
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1110 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Publication Production
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1120 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: KRTU Radio Host/Trainee
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1121 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: KRTU News
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1122 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: KRTU Sports
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1123 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: KRTU Audio Production
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1130 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Digital Editing
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1131 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: TigerTV production
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1140 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Webpage Production
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1150 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Public Relations
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1160 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Underwriting and Development
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1170 Apprenticeship in Communication Center Media: Media Management
Description
Positions for students in one of the student- managed media organizations that provide news and entertainment services and programming for the campus and San Antonio area media. Assignments in writing, reporting, electronic production, and other positions are based on client needs and apprentices' interests, experience, and performance. Time and performance requirements depend on the structure and nature of each organization. Apprentices work under the direct supervision of student managers, faculty, and staff advisors. Pass/Fail. Apprenticeship may be repeated up to 3 hours.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1194 Internship Experience
Description
Supervised, off-campus work experience in media-related field. Consent of department chair required. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours. This course may be taken for either zero credit or for one credit. (offered every semester.)
Credits
1 credit
Level
Lower Division
COMM-1301 Mass Media
Description
Study of the communication process and critical analysis of the structural relationships within mass media industries.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Lower Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis, The Core Capacities
COMM-1302 Introduction to Film Studies
Description
This course is an introduction to the artistic, cultural, and scholarly importance of film. The course focuses on the development of film as a complex art form, the evolution of narrative as part of a formal system, the development of the industry and film genres, critical and cultural approaches to film analysis, and the construction of the audience. Students will read excerpts from primary texts as well as more general texts dealing with film interpretation and criticism. (Also listed as FILM 1301.)
Credits
3 credits
Level
Lower Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis, The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-2302 Media Texts
Description
A critical study of the aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism of media messages.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Lower Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis, The Core Capacities
COMM-3145 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
1 credit
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3180 Research Lab: Healthy Relationships
Description
This course is geared toward the development and application of advanced research skills; such as, literature review writing, study design, data collection, and manuscript writing. Students will participate in ongoing faculty-led research projects. The course will meet one hour per week, with 2 additional hours devoted to various research activities. This course will be graded on a Pass/Fail basis, and may be repeated for up to 3 credit hours. (Also listed as HCOM 3180.) Prerequisites: consent of instructor.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3198 Honors Readings
Description
Independent study in selected areas in preparation for Honors Thesis. May be taken for up to three hours of credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the departmental Honors Program.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3245 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
2 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3298 Honors Readings
Description
Independent study in selected areas in preparation for Honors Thesis. May be taken for up to three hours of credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the departmental Honors Program.
Credits
2 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3303 Media Audiences
Description
A study of audiences, how they use and are affected by media. Prerequisites: COMM 1301 and 2302 or Consent of Instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3320 History of World Cinema
Description
This course covers the history of world cinema from the 1890s to the present. Topics include the invention of cinema, silent-era film movements, technologies of sound and color, film and ideology, New Wave cinemas around the world, and recent trends in transnational and digital cinema. Close analysis of films from a wide variety of industries and periods, including films from Hollywood, the Soviet Union, Japan, Mexico, India, France, Hong Kong, and Iran. Also listed as FILM 3320.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3321 Arts Criticism
Description
Integration and understanding of the role of the artist, the audience, and the critic in relation to the arts.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3322 International Communication
Description
Studies communication as an essential component of international organizations and relations. Surveys major topics in international communication and international decision-making, comparative media systems and national philosophies, and Third World issues and policy development. (Also listed as HCOM 3374.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or permission of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3323 Environmental Communication in Asia
Description
This class analyzes media discourses, including news media and social media, about prominent cases of pollution, clean up, or other issues related to the environment in an Asian country, such as China. Through such analysis, this class explores the relationships among the media, government, public, and environmental groups within the context of that particular country. It provides a close look at the country's environmental issues and how various social forces contest over the discourse of the issues. (Offered every other year.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or Consent of instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3324 Popular Culture in Asia
Description
Although lopsided cultural flows once favored American media products, global communication networks have amplified the reach and power of Asian cultural products such as Korean popular music, Japanese animation, and Chinese cinema. This course investigates the social/historical context, form, and content of specific manifestations of popular culture in Asia, paying close attention to the ways this material is influenced by global cultural elements and received by global audiences. The specific country and perspective will vary, depending upon the instructor. (Offered every other year.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or consent of instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Interdisciplinary Clusters, The Core Capacities
COMM-3325 Special Topics in Communication Media
Description
Study and analysis of contemporary communication media topics offered at the initiative of the faculty. Past topics have addressed issues of representation in media, media effects, political communication, media criticism, and the role of various media in society. May be repeated when topics vary. Prerequisites: COMM 1301 or Consent of Instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3326 History of Mass Media
Description
A survey and analysis of American mass media from the rudimentary colonial newspaper through the 20th century development of radio, television and film. Media contributions to the flow of information, opinion and culture will be studied as a counterpoint to changes in social and political processes. Prerequisite: COMM 1301.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3327 Topics in Black Media Studies
Description
This seminar will explore various aspects of media stemming from and influenced by various Black communities around the world - with particular emphasis on African American media. Students will engage with original media, remixes, and scholarly materials, and critically analyze media (movies, comics, advertising, etc.) through various lenses, including critical race theory, rhetoric, visual communication, and digital media analysis. By the end of this course, students will have a deeper understanding of Black media, and its influence on wider media trends. They will also be able to apply culture-centered criticism to the media they engage with. Specific topics (such as Black pop culture, Afrofuturism, and Black queer rhetoric in media) will be offered on a rotating basis. May be taken more than once, provided topics vary. (Offered every other year.) Prerequisites: Comm 1301 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3328 Media, Culture and Technology
Description
Examines the economic, historical and social context of evolving communication technologies and how media help to structure, maintain, and alter power relations in contemporary society. Special attention is given to the creation and maintenance of subcultural groups by and through the media. Prerequisites: COMM 1301 and Junior status.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3340 Media Writing
Description
Understanding and using the written word by conceptualizing, gathering information, researching, writing, and editing a variety of material. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have covered magazine writing, news writing, broadcast writing, public relations writing, public affairs reporting, Internet journalism, and cultural affairs reporting. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3341 Audio Communication
Description
Understanding and using audio through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing aural communication. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed community radio and alternative communication. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3342 Visual Communication
Description
Understanding and using visual communication techniques through conceptualizing, creating, and editing visual media productions. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed narrative fictional video production, documentary, and theory and practice of montage. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3343 Print Communication
Description
Understanding and using print editorial techniques and graphics through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing print publications. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have covered magazine production/publishing, and newsletter production. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3344 Interactive Multimedia Communication
Description
Understanding and using interactive multimedia techniques through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing content for the Internet and the World Wide Web. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed web design, virtual world promotions, game design, and ethnography of massively multiplayer online games. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis, The Core Capacities
COMM-3345 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3346 Video Communication
Description
Workshop on the theory and practice of video production. Students write, photograph, and edit short video projects, while considering the relationship between audiovisual style and meaning. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 credit hours. (Offered every semester.) Prerequisite: COMM 2302
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis
COMM-3354 Quantitative Research Methods
Description
This course provides an overview of quantitative research methods and statistical analysis. Students will learn the basic elements of social scientific inquiry, including: 1) quantitative research design and methodologies; and 2) statistical analysis and hypothesis testing procedures. Students will display their knowledge by applying quantitative research methods to help understand and predict social phenomena . (Also listed as HCOM 3354.)(Offered every semester).
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis
COMM-3357 Sport Media
Description
This course will critically examine the relationship between sport media issues such as race, gender, sexuality, nationalism, capitalism/consumerism, violence, and civic life. Ethical implications and the impact of social will also be explored. (Also listed as SPMT 3317.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or SPMT 1312 or Consent of Instructor
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3360 Principles of Public Relations
Description
Covers both principles and techniques of public relations from the management and social science viewpoint of managing ideas, publics, corporate or personal images. Prerequisite: COMM 1301.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3361 Principles of Advertising
Description
Advertising fundamentals in relationship to modern marketing activities, audience analysis, and the planning of advertising campaigns. Prerequisite: COMM 1301.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3362 Media Law and Policy
Description
Study of issues in the contemporary media policy environment with special focus on "freedom of the press" in relation to emerging electronic communication technologies. The course adopts a broad historical and cultural approach to the role of the First Amendment in a democratic system (including defamation and libel), and emphasizes the study of the legal relationships that govern the interaction of individuals, groups, and institutions.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3363 Media Management
Description
A survey of major management concerns in the print and electronic media. Specific areas to be covered include personnel, organization, programming and content policies, regulation, finance, sales, audiences, and administrative problems in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cable, and Internet. Prerequisite: COMM 1301.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3364 Ethics and the Mass Media
Description
A study of the ethical decisions, going beyond mere legal restrictions, that media practitioners must face in the range of material they present to the public. Survey of literature and case studies. Prerequisite: COMM 1301.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Interdisciplinary Clusters, The Interdisciplinary Clusters
COMM-3372 Intercultural Communication
Description
An introductory survey of the basic theories, research, and applications aimed at understanding and improving communication across racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural differences. It focuses on local, national, and global contexts with attention to the challenges created by identity, language, and nonverbal codes in achieving mutual understanding. (Also listed as HCOM 3372.) (Offered every other year.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3398 Honors Readings
Description
Independent study in selected areas in preparation for Honors Thesis. May be taken for up to three hours of credit. Prerequisite: Admission to the departmental Honors Program.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3440 Media Writing
Description
Understanding and using the written word by conceptualizing, gathering information, researching, writing, and editing a variety of material. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have covered magazine writing, news writing, broadcast writing, public relations writing, public affairs reporting, Internet journalism, and cultural affairs reporting. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3441 Audio Communication
Description
Understanding and using audio through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing aural communication. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed community radio and alternative communication. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3442 Visual Communication
Description
Understanding and using visual communication techniques through conceptualizing, creating, and editing visual media productions. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed narrative fictional video production, documentary, and theory and practice of montage. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-3443 Print Communication
Description
Understanding and using print editorial techniques and graphics through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing print publications. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have covered magazine production/publishing, and newsletter production. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor.
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3444 Interactive Multimedia Communication
Description
Understanding and using interactive multimedia techniques through conceptualizing, gathering information, writing, editing, and producing content for the Internet and the World Wide Web. Classes may stress one or more genres, formats, or themes. Past topics have addressed web design, virtual world promotions, game design, and ethnography of massively multiplayer online games. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis, The Core Capacities
COMM-3445 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3446 Video Communication
Description
Workshop on the theory and practice of video production. Students write, photograph, and edit short video projects, while considering the relationship between audiovisual style and meaning. May be repeated when topics vary. Will be offered for either 3 or 4 credit hours. (Offered every semester.) Prerequisite: COMM 2302
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
Approaches to Creation and Analysis
COMM-3545 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
5 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-3645 Media Communication Workshop
Description
Media communication production and procedures, to be offered at initiative of the faculty and announced during preregistration. Course may be repeated with department approval. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisite: COMM 2302 or consent of instructor
Credits
6 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4190 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
1 credit
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4290 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
2 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4390 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4395 Communication Capstone Seminar
Description
Students will select one of three options to demonstrate their understanding of communication theories and practices: (1) A traditional research paper; (2) A professional paper that investigates a communication issue or serves a client; (3) A significant creative project. In all options, a major component of the capstone course is research and analysis. Prerequisites: Senior or rising senior standing and COMM 1301, 2302, and 3303.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-4398 Honors Thesis
Description
Individual research and scholarly investigation under faculty supervision leading to the preparation of an honors thesis. To be taken only by senior honors students in both terms of their senior year. Includes participation in senior colloquium where students present reports on their Thesis work.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4399 Honors Thesis
Description
Individual research and scholarly investigation under faculty supervision leading to the preparation of an honors thesis. To be taken only by senior honors students in both terms of their senior year. Includes participation in senior colloquium where students present reports on their Thesis work.
Credits
3 credits
Level
Upper Division
Pathways Curriculum
The Core Capacities
COMM-4490 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
4 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4590 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
5 credits
Level
Upper Division
COMM-4690 Directed Studies in Communication
Description
Independent study that allows advanced students to work on specified projects under the supervision of departmental faculty. 1-6 semester hours. Prerequisites: Advanced students who demonstrate competence in specific areas of study in communications; upper-class standing and permission of instructor.
Credits
6 credits
Level
Upper Division
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