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CMST 327. Nonverbal Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nonverbal messages in relation to verbal interaction. Influence of context, culture, gender, and relationship in analyzing nonverbal phenomena.
Semester Offered: Fall


CMST 330. Intercultural Communication (Diversity)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Application of theories related to communicating with persons from different cultures.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


CMST 338. Communication and Culture: U.S. and World Regions

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Cultural and communication patterns in a specific region of the world with comparison to U.S. patterns. Regional focus will vary. May be repeated to 6 credits.
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 339. Problems in Intercultural Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Intercultural issues analyzed from Western and non-western perspectives.
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 340. Teams, Innovation, and Communication

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theory and research on team processes. Participation in and leading of teams.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CMST 341. Communication in the Workplace

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theoretical understanding of the contemporary workplace as a system of human forces and communication. Interpersonal communication skills for productive worklife. Professional presentations.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 402. 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 403. Methods of Inquiry in Communication Studies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: A writing intensive study of qualitative, quantitative and critical research methods. This course will fulfill CMST majors' upper division writing requirement.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191, admission to CMST major, junior status, 300 completed or taken concurrently.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 410. Contemporary 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.
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 411. 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 or CMST 319 or permission of instructor.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 412. Theories of Persuasion

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


CMST 420. 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 220 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 428. 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 429. 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 439. 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 441. Organizational Communication

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


CMST 444. Communication Internship

Credits: 6-16 View Details
Description: Department approved and directed field experience with an approved agency. For Communciation Studies majors and minors only. By permission only.
Prerequisites: CMST 341 or CMST 441; completion of all of the minor or half of the major; and junior or senior standing.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CMST 448. 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 452. 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 455. Communication Arts and Literature Practicum and Field Experience

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Practicum and field experience for Communication Arts and Literature majors.
Prerequisites: Admitted to Teacher Education; completed ED 300.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in ED 421 and ED 431
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 460. Health Communication

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Description: Communication theory and practice in health care contexts.
Semester Offered: Spring


CMST 461. Current Trends in Health Communication

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Description: Discussion of communication topics related to specific health care contexts featuring a variety of speakers from the local health care community.
Semester Offered: Fall


CMST 491. Undergraduate Assistantship

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Assisting in a 100/200 level course in Communication Studies. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits.
Prerequisites: B average or above for all courses in CMST. Approval of instructor and chairperson one semester in advance of registration
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CMST 492. PSI Teaching Assistantship

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Assisting in one of the PSI (Personalized system of Instruction) sections of CMST 192, including peer tutoring, organizing records, and assessment. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits; maximum of 3 credits applying to any CMST major or minor.
Prerequisites: TA application. Permission of instructor
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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