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Communication

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CMN102 Introduction to Communication SUN# COM1100 Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to the communication discipline and its central questions, foundational principles of communication theories, perspectives, concepts, and skills. Includes foundations of communication, cultural diversity issues in communication, and other forms of communication (intercultural, interpersonal, public speaking, and group communication).
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – OTHER and C; Meets CTE - OTHER and C.
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CMN110 Public Speaking Credit Hours: 3.00
Study and training in public speaking that takes an audience-centered approach. Includes the responsibilities of the public speaker and the listener in a multicultural society, managing nervousness and causes of public speaking anxiety, topic selection, audience analysis, organizing the speech, presenting the speech, and types of public speaking.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – OTHER and C; Meets CTE - OTHER and C.
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CMN120 Business and Professional Communication Credit Hours: 3.00
Study and training in organizational communication within a multicultural/global environment. Includes communication in multicultural & global business contexts; intercultural & cross-cultural communication skills in a culturally diverse workforce; researching, organizing, and delivering informative, instructional, and persuasive presentations; interviewing techniques, group process in international business, and listening techniques.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC – OTHER and C, G; Meets CTE - OTHER and C, G.
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CMN130 Small Group Communication Credit Hours: 3.00
Study and training in small group communication. Includes the nature and functions of small group communication; leadership, influence, and decision-making in small groups; principles of small group interactions, and designing and delivering small group presentations.
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Gen Ed: Meets AGEC - OTHER; Meets CTE - OTHER.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
CMN140 Interpersonal Communication Credit Hours: 3.00
Introduction to interpersonal communication with an emphasis on the concepts and examples relevant to our daily lives. Includes foundations of interpersonal communication, messages, dynamics, and relationships in context.
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CMN200 Intercultural Communication Credit Hours: 3.00
The study of intercultural communication comparing cultures and communication styles with a focus on developing intercultural communication competence in interactions with culturally dissimilar people. Includes strategies for managing intercultural communication conflict; avoiding stereotypes and prejudice in intercultural encounters; for dismantling racism and discrimination. Also includes communication skills to achieve intercultural communication competence.
Prerequisite(s): CMN 102 or 110.
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Information: Capstone course for the AA in Communication and Media Studies.
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CMN228 Research Methods in Communication Credit Hours: 3.00
An introduction to communication research methods. Includes how to plan and design studies, conduct studies using various methodologies, how information collected is analyzed, and how results of the research are interpreted in a meaningful manner.
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Information: This course prepares communication majors to study, research and analyze communication issues. This course is designed for students with little or no familiarity with research methods.
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