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CMST 502. Special Topics in Communication Studies

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Discussions and readings in advanced speech topics. A specific topic will be listed each time offered. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits.
Prerequisites: Senior/graduate standing or permission.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CMST 510. Contempoary Issues in Performance Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Variable content stressing methods, theories, and subjects in contemporary performance studies, such as performance criticism, performance and gender, performance art, performance and culture, performance of selected literary genres. Specific topics to be announced. May be repeated.
Prerequisites: CMST 192 or HONS 170 or equivalent
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 511. Critical Approaches to Public Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Rhetorical criticism of public communication and popular culture, such as speeches, news coverage, and entertainment.
Prerequisites: CMST 300
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


CMST 512. Theories of Persuasion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Persuasion theories applied to selected communication contexts.
Prerequisites: CMST 300
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


CMST 520. Advanced Seminar in Relational Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Topics concerning the interaction between communicative practices and the construction and evolution of relationships and communities. May be repeated up to 9 credits.
Prerequisites: CMST 192, CMST 220
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


CMST 528. Theory and Practice of Mediation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of mediation and conflict management.
Prerequisites: CMST 321
Semester Offered: Fall


CMST 529. Theories of Third Party Intervention

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and practice of third party intervention into interpersonal conflict.
Prerequisites: CMST 428/528
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 539. Intercultural Communication for the Global Workplace

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories and principles of intercultural communication applied toward working effectively in international contexts. Cultural synergy in global work contexts. Major intercultural communication challenges for service abroad.
Prerequisites: CMST 330
Semester Offered: Fall


CMST 541. Organizational Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nature and flow of communication in modern organizations through applied theory, diagnosis and problem-solving skills.
Prerequisites: CMST 192
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


CMST 548. Communication and Contemporary Leadership

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Education for reflective leadership is provided from the perspective of communication and rhetorical theory. Theoretical concepts of leadership and followership are examined along with skill development, research and critique.
Prerequisites: 45 or more credits
Semester Offered: Fall


CMST 552. Teaching Communication Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Materials and methods for curricular and co-curricular teaching in the secondary schools. Course is designed for students completing the Communication Arts and Literature teaching major.
Prerequisites: 12 credits of CMST beyond 192
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 553. Teaching Communication in Grades 5-8

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Materials and methods for curricular and co-curricular teaching communication in the middle grades. Focus on content and communication pedagogy. For elementary education students desiring middle school endorsement in Communication Arts and Literature.
Prerequisites: CMST 192; ED 200 or ED 300
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


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