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Introduction to Communication Studies


A survey of the nature and processes of communication. Begins with basic concepts of communication, including language, nonverbal processes, perception, listening, and adaptation to audiences; then examines communication in specific contexts, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, organizational, public, and mass communication.

Satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirements.

Satisfies a Communication Studies Interdisciplinary minor requirement.