Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2017–2018 and 2018–2019; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Communication: COM

COM 281, 381. Seminar in Communication.

Communication in a pluralistic society; nature of theory development; state of communication theory; conceptual models; sources of communication theory: semantic, linguistic, perceptual, sociological; information theory. Two or three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication 281 is offered on the credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 281, graduate standing; for 381, graduate standing and at least twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in the major.

COM 385. Topics and Skills in Communication.

Contemporary issues, practices, and skills related to communication. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

COM 398T. Supervised Teaching in Communication.

Required for assistant instructors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.