COMM320: Communication Theory and Research Methods

About This Course

This course examines the role of communication theories used to understand and assess communication in contemporary social environments. Specifically, this course examines current trends in communication research, along with various fundamental theories.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:



Communication and Media Studies

Course Level:


Semesters Offered:

Fall & Spring

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

COMM101: Principles of Communication

Survey course designed to provide students with an introduction to human communication processes. Students will acquire a theoretical basis for understanding and evaluating specialized content areas within the discipline which include: (1) Interpersonal/Relational Communication, (2) Media Studies, (3) Corporate/Organizational Communication, and (4) Rhetorical Studies.


3 credit hours

COMM115: Professional Communication

Introduction to the rhetorical dimensions of public communication in the professional world including the use of technology to enhance multi-media presentations.


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