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Class Schedule For Communication Studies - Fall2018

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COMS 2 - Argumentation (3 Units)

Practice in argumentation, critical evaluation, evidence, and reasoning. Basic principles are applied in a variety of formal and informal advocacy situations. Concepts of argument structure and context are discussed and applied.

Note: Majors must complete with a grade of "C-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 2 Section 01 80103 1 Discussion 30/2 TR CPS327 1200PM-0115PM Anderson,Jared A3
02 book for COMS 2 Section 02 80466 1 Discussion 30/1 TR SHS264 0130PM-0245PM Austin,LeRoy Adam A3
03 book for COMS 2 Section 03 80104 1 Discussion 30/10 R MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Harris-Jenkinson,Patricia M A3
04 book for COMS 2 Section 04 80465 1 Discussion 30/0 TR SHS264 0300PM-0415PM Hicks,Andrea J A3
05 book for COMS 2 Section 05 80105 1 Discussion 30/0 TR AMD261 0130PM-0245PM Althouse,Michael K A3
06 book for COMS 2 Section 06 80106 1 Discussion 30/0 M MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Johnson,Samuel D A3
07 book for COMS 2 Section 07 80460 1 Discussion 30/0 MW LIB128 0300PM-0415PM Johnson,Samuel D A3
08 book for COMS 2 Section 08 80365 1 Discussion 30/0 MW EUR102 0130PM-0245PM Winters,Frances A A3
09 book for COMS 2 Section 09 80107 1 Discussion 30/2 MWF BRH101 1100AM-1150AM Cochran,Miles A3
10 book for COMS 2 Section 10 80108 1 Discussion 30/9 MW MND4000 0430PM-0545PM Marquis,Trinette L A3
11 book for COMS 2 Section 11 80464 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF ARC3004 1000AM-1050AM Cochran,Miles A3
12 book for COMS 2 Section 12 80032 1 Discussion 30/2 TR MND4004 0730AM-0845AM Gardner,Rebecca A A3
13 book for COMS 2 Section 13 80584 1 Discussion 30/3 TR CPS327 0900AM-1015AM Anderson,Jared A3
15 book for COMS 2 Section 15 80959 1 Discussion 5/0 MW CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Austin,LeRoy Adam A3,CL 40
80 book for COMS 2 Section 80 86191 1 Discussion 25/0 MW CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Austin,LeRoy Adam A3,CL 40

COMS 4 - Intro Public Speaking (3 Units)

Theory and technique of public speaking. Emphasis on organizing, supporting, and clearly stating ideas. Practice in informative and persuasive speaking.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 4 Section 01 80353 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Zeiden,Cynthia
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
01 book for COMS 4 Section 01 80353 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 80033 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia
A1,HY
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 80033 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 80351 1 Discussion 20/3 F MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Luery,Michael D
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 80351 1 Discussion 20/3 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 80352 1 Discussion 20/3 M MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia
A1,HY
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 80352 1 Discussion 20/3 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 80111 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia
A1,HY
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 80111 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 80112 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Luery,Michael D
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 80112 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 80110 1 Discussion 20/2 M MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Austin,LeRoy Adam
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 80110 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 80113 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Althouse,Michael K
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 80113 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 80115 1 Discussion 20/2 F MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Borg,Sonia L
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 80115 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 80114 1 Discussion 20/0 M MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Austin,LeRoy Adam
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY,LCOM-47
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 80114 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY,LCOM-47
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 80116 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 80116 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 80119 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Borg,Sonia L
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 80119 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 80118 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 80118 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 80120 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 80120 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 80396 1 Discussion 20/2 F MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Luery,Michael D
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 80396 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 80398 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 80398 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 80405 1 Discussion 20/2 W MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 80405 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 80406 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Borg,Sonia L
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 80406 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 80439 1 Discussion 20/0 M MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY,LCOM-41
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 80439 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY,LCOM-41
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 80440 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY,LCOM-42,LCOM-43,LCOM-44
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 80440 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY,LCOM-42,LCOM-43,LCOM-44
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 80441 1 Discussion 20/2 F MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Luery,Michael D
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 80441 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
22 book for COMS 4 Section 22 80449 1 Discussion 30/3 MW RVR1010 1200PM-0115PM Wenk,Akie Fukushige A1,CL 48,N
23 book for COMS 4 Section 23 80450 1 Discussion 30/2 MW LIB126 0130PM-0245PM Nucum,Dinah A1,CL 55
24 book for COMS 4 Section 24 80451 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND1024 0900AM-1015AM Stead,Joni A1,CL 46
25 book for COMS 4 Section 25 80452 1 Discussion 30/1 TR SQU122 1030AM-1145AM Vasquez,Karen J A1
26 book for COMS 4 Section 26 80117 1 Discussion 30/0 TR CPS327 0300PM-0415PM Ramirez,Erik M A1,CL 56
27 book for COMS 4 Section 27 80494 1 Discussion 30/2 TR BRH109 0130PM-0245PM Kirchner,Scott D A1
28 book for COMS 4 Section 28 80495 1 Discussion 30/0 TR YSM141 0130PM-0245PM Ramirez,Erik M A1
29 book for COMS 4 Section 29 80496 1 Discussion 30/1 TR BRH101 0300PM-0415PM Knifong,Donna C A1
30 book for COMS 4 Section 30 80498 1 Discussion 30/1 TR MND1026 0430PM-0545PM Patterson,Christopher J A1
31 book for COMS 4 Section 31 80582 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND1024 0730AM-0845AM Martinez,Laura Ann A1
32 book for COMS 4 Section 32 80604 1 Discussion 30/2 MWF MND1026 1100AM-1150AM Reich,Robert A A1
33 book for COMS 4 Section 33 80635 1 Discussion 30/3 TR CPS327 1030AM-1145AM Kirchner,Scott D A1
34 book for COMS 4 Section 34 80605 1 Discussion 30/4 MW MND1022 0430PM-0545PM Martinez,Laura Ann A1
35 book for COMS 4 Section 35 80977 1 Discussion 30/2 MW SHS250 0300PM-0415PM Wenk,Akie Fukushige A1,N
37 book for COMS 4 Section 37 86192 1 Discussion 30/1 MW BRH110 0300PM-0415PM Zeiden,Cynthia A1
78 book for COMS 4 Section 78 86966 1 Discussion 0/0 MW RVR1010 1200PM-0115PM Wenk,Akie Fukushige A1,CL 48
79 book for COMS 4 Section 79 86967 1 Discussion 0/0 TR MND1024 0900AM-1015AM Stead,Joni A1,CL 46
80 book for COMS 4 Section 80 86877 1 Discussion 0/0 M MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-41
80 book for COMS 4 Section 80 86877 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-41
81 book for COMS 4 Section 81 86878 1 Discussion 0/0 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-42
81 book for COMS 4 Section 81 86878 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-42
82 book for COMS 4 Section 82 86879 1 Discussion 0/0 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-43
82 book for COMS 4 Section 82 86879 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-43
83 book for COMS 4 Section 83 86880 1 Discussion 0/0 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-44
83 book for COMS 4 Section 83 86880 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-44
84 book for COMS 4 Section 84 86881 1 Discussion 0/0 M MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Austin,LeRoy Adam
Williams,Mark A
A1,LCOM-47
84 book for COMS 4 Section 84 86881 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,LCOM-47
90 book for COMS 4 Section 90 80354 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Stead,Joni A1,ECOM-07
91 book for COMS 4 Section 91 80109 1 Discussion 30/0 TR CLV123 1200PM-0115PM Caselli,Nancy A A1,ECOM-04

COMS 4H - Honors Public Speaking (3 Units)

Provides both theoretical and practical training in the art of public discourse. Students learn both to recognize and to demonstrate the strategic processes of organizing and delivering speeches, especially within the context of global citizenship issues. Students are also introduced to the basic idea of forming reasonable challenges to speech in the public square.

Prerequisite: Open only to Honors students.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 4H Section 01 80746 1 Discussion 25/1 TR AMD263 0900AM-1015AM Clark,Evan A A1

COMS 5 - Communication Experience (3 Units)

Basic skills and introductory concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings. Special emphasis on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict resolution.

Note: Not recommended for COMS majors in General, Organizational or Public Relations concentrations.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 5 Section 01 80121 1 Discussion 30/3 T MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Austin,LeRoy Adam
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
01 book for COMS 5 Section 01 80121 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 80122 1 Discussion 30/3 R MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Austin,LeRoy Adam
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 80122 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 80123 1 Discussion 30/5 T MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Tudor,Kristen
Borg,Sonia L
A1,HY,N
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 80123 1 Discussion 30/5 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY,N
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 80124 1 Discussion 30/3 R MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Tudor,Kristen
Borg,Sonia L
A1,HY
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 80124 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 80125 1 Discussion 30/1 T MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Stead,Joni
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 80125 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 80126 1 Discussion 30/3 R MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Stead,Joni
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 80126 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 80127 1 Discussion 30/0 T MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Stead,Joni
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 80127 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 80356 1 Discussion 30/1 R MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Stead,Joni
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 80356 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 80130 1 Discussion 30/8 T MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Clark,Evan A
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 80130 1 Discussion 30/8 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 80129 1 Discussion 30/3 R MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Clark,Evan A
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 80129 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 80340 1 Discussion 30/2 T MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Kirchner,Scott D
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY,LCOM-54
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 80340 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY,LCOM-54
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 80342 1 Discussion 30/5 R MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Kirchner,Scott D
Tudor,Kristen
A1,CL 53,CL 54,HY
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 80342 1 Discussion 30/5 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,CL 53,CL 54,HY
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 80585 1 Discussion 30/3 T MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Tudor,Kristen
Borg,Sonia L
A1,HY,LCOM-40,LCOM-45
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 80585 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY,LCOM-40,LCOM-45
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 80212 1 Discussion 30/2 R MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Borg,Sonia L
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 80212 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
15 book for COMS 5 Section 15 80355 1 Discussion 30/2 T MND4004 0130PM-0245PM Knifong,Donna C
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
15 book for COMS 5 Section 15 80355 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 80131 1 Discussion 30/0 R MND4004 0130PM-0245PM Knifong,Donna C
Tudor,Kristen
A1,HY
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 80131 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,HY
17 book for COMS 5 Section 17 80132 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF SHS143 1000AM-1050AM Boyd,Alexandra Rachelle A1
18 book for COMS 5 Section 18 80379 1 Discussion 30/1 MW EUR103 0130PM-0245PM Rangoonwala,Michael K A1,CL 49
19 book for COMS 5 Section 19 80382 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MRP1002 0900AM-1015AM Tudor,Kristen A1,CL 51,CL 52
20 book for COMS 5 Section 20 80383 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND4004 1200PM-0115PM Rangoonwala,Michael K A1
21 book for COMS 5 Section 21 80384 1 Discussion 30/5 MWF SHS250 1000AM-1050AM Gilgun,John A1,LCOM-59
22 book for COMS 5 Section 22 80385 1 Discussion 30/0 TR CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Hicks,Andrea J A1,CL 50
23 book for COMS 5 Section 23 80386 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF MND1030 1100AM-1150AM Gilgun,John A1
24 book for COMS 5 Section 24 80610 1 Discussion 30/0 MW BRH101 0430PM-0545PM Gooley,Aryana P A1,LCOM-46
26 book for COMS 5 Section 26 80611 1 Discussion 30/6 TR MND4000 0730AM-0845AM Kirchner,Scott D A1
37 book for COMS 5 Section 37 80968 1 Discussion 30/1 M BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Pritchard,Ryan K A1,CL 45
38 book for COMS 5 Section 38 81114 1 Discussion 30/0 T BRH101 0530PM-0820PM Pritchard,Ryan K A1
39 book for COMS 5 Section 39 81115 1 Discussion 30/1 TR MND1030 0430PM-0545PM Gooley,Aryana P A1,CL 47,LCOM-55
76 book for COMS 5 Section 76 86963 1 Discussion 0/0 TR MRP1002 0900AM-1015AM Tudor,Kristen A1,CL 52
79 book for COMS 5 Section 79 86940 1 Discussion 0/0 MW EUR103 0130PM-0245PM Rangoonwala,Michael K A1,CL 49
80 book for COMS 5 Section 80 80612 1 Discussion 30/0 MW ALP236 0130PM-0245PM Zeiden,Cynthia A1,CL 35
81 book for COMS 5 Section 81 86834 1 Discussion 0/0 T MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Borg,Sonia L
Tudor,Kristen
A1,LCOM-40
81 book for COMS 5 Section 81 86834 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,LCOM-40
82 book for COMS 5 Section 82 86882 1 Discussion 0/0 T MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Borg,Sonia L
Tudor,Kristen
A1,LCOM-45
82 book for COMS 5 Section 82 86882 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,LCOM-45
83 book for COMS 5 Section 83 86883 1 Discussion 0/0 MW BRH101 0430PM-0545PM Gooley,Aryana P A1,LCOM-46
85 book for COMS 5 Section 85 86885 1 Discussion 0/0 T MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Kirchner,Scott D
Tudor,Kristen
A1,LCOM-54
85 book for COMS 5 Section 85 86885 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,LCOM-54
86 book for COMS 5 Section 86 86886 1 Discussion 30/13 TR BRH214 0430PM-0545PM Poeppelman,Timi L A1,LCOM-55
87 book for COMS 5 Section 87 86937 1 Discussion 0/0 TR CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Hicks,Andrea J A1,CL 50
88 book for COMS 5 Section 88 86938 1 Discussion 0/0 TR MRP1002 0900AM-1015AM Tudor,Kristen A1,CL 51
89 book for COMS 5 Section 89 86939 1 Discussion 0/0 R MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Kirchner,Scott D
Tudor,Kristen
A1,CL 53
89 book for COMS 5 Section 89 86939 1 Discussion 0/0 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen A1,CL 53
90 book for COMS 5 Section 90 80433 1 Discussion 18/0 MWF MND4000 1200PM-1250PM Cochran,Miles A1,ECOM-02
91 book for COMS 5 Section 91 80128 1 Discussion 12/0 MWF MND4000 1200PM-1250PM Cochran,Miles A1,ECOM-02A
92 book for COMS 5 Section 92 86194 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF CPS327 1100AM-1150AM Boyd,Alexandra Rachelle A1,ECOM-11

COMS 8 - Interpersonal Com Skills (3 Units)

Basic skills and introductory concepts for examining and altering interpersonal communication. In addition to lectures and discussions, students engage in structured interpersonal exercises and simulations to practice interpersonal communication skills such as listening, paraphrasing, describing feelings and intentions, and giving and receiving criticism.

Note: Majors must complete with a grade "C-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 8 Section 01 80044 1 Discussion 120/0 TR MND1003 0130PM-0245PM Lucier,Kathleen H
03 book for COMS 8 Section 03 80387 1 Discussion 30/0 TR SHS143 0900AM-1015AM Vasquez,Karen J
04 book for COMS 8 Section 04 80388 1 Discussion 30/0 TR EUR107 0900AM-1015AM Kirchner,Scott D
05 book for COMS 8 Section 05 80531 1 Discussion 30/1 MW MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Caselli,Nancy A

COMS 20A - Audio Production (2 Units)

Introduction to the theory and practice of audio production in radio, television, film and recording applications.

Corequisite: COMS 20B.

Cross listed: FILM 20A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 20A Section 01 80863 1 Discussion 20/0 TR MND2009 0900AM-1015AM Keller,Richard A

COMS 20B - Audio Production Lab (1 Units)

Experience in audio console operation, microphone selection and use, and audio recording in radio, television, film and recording applications.

Corequisite: COMS 20A.

Cross listed: FILM 20B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 20B Section 01 80062 1 Laboratory 10/0 - Keller,Richard A
02 book for COMS 20B Section 02 80063 1 Laboratory 10/0 - Keller,Richard A

COMS 21 - First Year Seminar (3 Units)

Introduction to the nature and possible meanings of higher education, and the functions and resources of the University. Helps students to develop and exercise fundamental academic success strategies and to improve their basic learning skills. Students interact with fellow students and the seminar leader to build a community of academic and personal support.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 21 Section 01 80705 1 Discussion 25/0 MW SHS254 1030AM-1145AM Maben,Christopher J E,LCOM-60
02 book for COMS 21 Section 02 80067 1 Discussion 25/1 TR SHS264 0900AM-1015AM Patterson,Christopher J E,LCOM-60
03 book for COMS 21 Section 03 81110 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Irwin,Jacqueline A E
04 book for COMS 21 Section 04 81391 1 Discussion 25/7 MW DH106 0430PM-0545PM Poeppelman,Timi L CL 55,E
05 book for COMS 21 Section 05 86474 1 Discussion 25/8 TR EUR103 0430PM-0545PM Hicks,Andrea J CL 56,E

COMS 27A - Digital Film/Video Production (2 Units)

Addresses the theory and practice of film/video production. Students will be expected to understand: camera operation, audio control, basic directing, lighting, and editing. Students will also be expected to learn the terminology of video production/post-production and use this terminology competently. Students enrolled in COMS 27A must be concurrently enrolled in COMS 27B. There are no exceptions to this requirement.

Corequisite: COMS 27B.

Cross-listed: FILM 27A

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 27A Section 01 80079 1 Lecture 30/6 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E

COMS 27B - Digital Film/Video Prod Lab (1 Units)

Provides practical, hands-on experience in video production. Students will be expected to become proficient in all production roles: camera operation, audio control, basic directing, lighting, and editing. Students enrolled in COMS 27B must be concurrently enrolled in COMS 27A.

Corequisite: COMS 27A.

Cross listed: FILM 27B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 27B Section 01 80080 1 Laboratory 10/3 TBAARR - Stark,Jenny E
02 book for COMS 27B Section 02 80081 1 Laboratory 10/1 TBAARR - Stark,Jenny E
03 book for COMS 27B Section 03 86281 1 Laboratory 10/2 TBAARR - Stark,Jenny E

COMS 55 - Media Communication+Soc (3 Units)

Introduction to the basic concepts of mass communication, including the effects, uses, and functions associated with the goods and services of mass media. Examination of the ways mass media combine with other institutions to affect the organization, design, and comprehension of messages, as well as political thought, cultural beliefs, and economic behavior.

Note: Majors must complete with a grade of "C-" or better.

Cross Listed: JOUR 55; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 55 Section 01 80047 1 Lecture 110/1 W MND1005 0600PM-0850PM Gale,Elaine
02 book for COMS 55 Section 02 80046 1 Lecture 40/1 TR MND4000 1200PM-0115PM Taylor,Don
03 book for COMS 55 Section 03 80744 1 Lecture 110/0 TR MND1003 0730AM-0845AM Dugan,Molly A

COMS 100A - Survey Communic Studies (3 Units)

Survey of various theories of communication. Attention given to such topics as verbal and nonverbal coding, information processing, interpersonal and small group communication, organizational communication, the structure and effects of mediated communication, rhetorical criticism, and research in communication.

Note: Majors and minors must complete with a grade of "C-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 100A Section 01 80010 1 Lecture 40/2 TR MND1022 1030AM-1145AM Tudor,Kristen
02 book for COMS 100A Section 02 80042 1 Lecture 120/7 WEBONLINE - LeFebvre,Edith E OL
03 book for COMS 100A Section 03 80043 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND1020 0730AM-0845AM Vasquez,Karen J
04 book for COMS 100A Section 04 80696 1 Lecture 120/0 TR MND1003 1030AM-1145AM Irwin,Jacqueline A
05 book for COMS 100A Section 05 80938 1 Lecture 40/0 MW MND2003 0300PM-0415PM Marquis,Trinette L

COMS 100B - Critical Analysis Message (3 Units)

Classical and contemporary models for analyzing messages. Discussion of techniques applicable to a variety of basic message types. Practice in written analysis.

Note: Majors must complete with a grade of "C-" or better; Writing Intensive.

Prerequisite: COMS 2, and COMS 4, (COMS 5 is accepted for COMS 4 for MCOM majors) or transfer equivalents (COMS 100A may be taken concurrently), and (GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 80+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W).

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 100B Section 01 80049 1 Discussion 25/0 TR ALP147 0130PM-0245PM Patterson,Christopher J WI
02 book for COMS 100B Section 02 80051 1 Discussion 25/0 MW MND1026 0300PM-0415PM Williams,Mark A WI
03 book for COMS 100B Section 03 80052 1 Discussion 25/1 TR MND2032 1200PM-0115PM Patterson,Christopher J WI
04 book for COMS 100B Section 04 80053 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND2032 0900AM-1015AM Althouse,Michael K WI
05 book for COMS 100B Section 05 80054 1 Discussion 25/0 MW MND1020 0300PM-0415PM Maben,Christopher J WI
06 book for COMS 100B Section 06 80555 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND2032 0130PM-0245PM Sanger,Pamela C WI
07 book for COMS 100B Section 07 80580 1 Discussion 25/0 W MND1020 0600PM-0850PM Cochran,Miles WI
08 book for COMS 100B Section 08 80697 1 Discussion 25/0 TR BRH101 1030AM-1145AM LaVally,Rebecca J WI
09 book for COMS 100B Section 09 80707 1 Discussion 25/0 TR BRH101 0730AM-0845AM Althouse,Michael K WI
10 book for COMS 100B Section 10 80706 1 Discussion 25/0 W MND2032 0600PM-0850PM Hurner,Sheryl M WI
11 book for COMS 100B Section 11 80967 1 Discussion 25/0 R ALP218 0600PM-0850PM Powers,Mark A WI

COMS 100C - Intro Method Com Research (3 Units)

Empirical methods commonly applied during communication research. An introduction to the concepts fundamental to the scientific study of communication, including conceptual and operational definitions, sampling, measurement, experimental design, independent and dependent variables, and quantitative data analysis.

Note: Majors must complete with a grade of "C-" or better.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A; may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 100C Section 01 80402 1 Lecture 80/0 W MND3013 0600PM-0850PM Winters,Frances A
02 book for COMS 100C Section 02 80483 1 Lecture 40/0 MWF MND1022 0900AM-0950AM Winters,Frances A
03 book for COMS 100C Section 03 80540 1 Lecture 120/0 MW MND1003 1100AM-1150AM Stitt,Carmen HY
03 book for COMS 100C Section 03 80540 1 Lecture 120/0 F WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Stitt,Carmen HY
04 book for COMS 100C Section 04 81043 1 Lecture 40/0 TR DH208 0900AM-1015AM Molitor,Fred T
05 book for COMS 100C Section 05 80710 1 Lecture 40/0 TR BRH114 0430PM-0545PM Molitor,Fred T

COMS 103 - Presentatnl Speak Organiz (3 Units)

Contemporary communication techniques for use in business and industry. Principles and practice of oral reporting, persuasive speaking, conference participation, and interpersonal interaction.

Note: COMS majors are urged to take COMS 104 instead of COMS 103.

Prerequisite: A general education oral communication course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 103 Section 01 80676 1 Discussion 30/5 MWF MND1030 0900AM-0950AM Althouse,Michael K

COMS 105 - Communication Small Group (3 Units)

Theory and practice in small group communication. Topics include leadership, meeting management, evolution of group norms, phases of group development, communication networks, good communication techniques, conflict management, and problem solving in a variety of contexts.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 105 Section 01 80096 1 Discussion 30/1 TR MND1026 1200PM-0115PM Sanger,Pamela C
02 book for COMS 105 Section 02 80097 1 Discussion 30/0 MW BRH101 1200PM-0115PM Marquis,Trinette L
03 book for COMS 105 Section 03 80098 1 Discussion 30/0 T MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Knifong,Donna C
04 book for COMS 105 Section 04 80538 1 Discussion 30/1 MW BRH101 0300PM-0415PM Hurner,Sheryl M
05 book for COMS 105 Section 05 80455 1 Discussion 30/0 TR BRH101 0900AM-1015AM Sanger,Pamela C

COMS 106 - Digital Media Creation-Intro (3 Units)

Students learn multimedia authoring through the manipulation of digital media download legally from online repositories. Students learn how to digitally edit pixel-based images, vector images, audio, video and 3D models, while learning the principles that govern all digital media. The course uses Open Source and specialized software.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 106 Section 01 80371 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND3003 1030AM-1145AM Bonilla,Diego HY
01 book for COMS 106 Section 01 80371 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Bonilla,Diego HY
02 book for COMS 106 Section 02 85700 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND2003 0130PM-0245PM Bonilla,Diego
03 book for COMS 106 Section 03 85701 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND2003 0300PM-0415PM Bonilla,Diego

COMS 108 - Family Communication (3 Units)

Family as a small group with emphasis on understanding and interpreting the dynamics of family communication and socio-psychological theories.

Prerequisite: COMS 8 or FACS 50 or SOC 166, or instructor permission.

Cross Listed: FACS 108; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 108 Section 01 80485 1 Discussion 10/0 TR BNC1025 1030AM-1145AM Paulson,Anton

COMS 111 - Debate Research Practicum (3 Units)

Directed research in the current intercollegiate debate topic; identification of issues, compilation of evidence, and case building.

Note: May be taken four times for credit with instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 111 Section 01 80539 1 Practicum 24/1 TR MND2032 0300PM-0545PM Tudor,Kristen
Anderson,Jared
01 book for COMS 111 Section 01 80539 1 Practicum 24/1 TR MND3002 0300PM-0545PM Tudor,Kristen

COMS 114 - Communic+American Culture (3 Units)

Critical analysis of the ways modern American media interact with the conduct of American life; emphasizes the role of commercialism and other aspects of contemporary American capitalism; examines the problem of personal development and relationships in the context of a commercially dominated media system.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 114 Section 01 80542 1 Lecture 50/9 W BRH202 0600PM-0850PM Salinas,Chema S
02 book for COMS 114 Section 02 80634 1 Lecture 50/0 MW CLV123 0130PM-0245PM Maben,Christopher J
03 book for COMS 114 Section 03 80951 1 Lecture 50/0 MWF CLV123 0900AM-0950AM Cochran,Miles

COMS 116 - Intercultural Communicatn (3 Units)

Analysis of factors which influence communication between individuals of different cultures and cocultures. Discussion and practical application.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 116 Section 01 80050 1 Discussion 120/8 MW MND1003 0900AM-0950AM Zuckerman,S. David HY
01 book for COMS 116 Section 01 80050 1 Discussion 120/8 F WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Zuckerman,S. David HY
03 book for COMS 116 Section 03 80698 1 Discussion 40/1 TR MND4000 0900AM-1015AM Omori,Kikuko T

COMS 118 - Survey Public Relations (3 Units)

Introduces the student to publics, organization-environment relationships, structures, practices, and processes from a communication theory and research perspective. Specifically, the student is introduced to the multi-phased approach to public relations, an approach that highlights the PR subprocesses of task identification, task analysis, and task performance.

Prerequisite: At least one college writing course in ENGL or JOUR with a grade of "C-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 118 Section 01 80048 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND1020 1030AM-1145AM Howard,Timothy L
02 book for COMS 118 Section 02 80677 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND4000 0130PM-0245PM Ray,Robert Alan
03 book for COMS 118 Section 03 80973 1 Lecture 40/0 TR DLN1010 0130PM-0245PM Howard,Timothy L

COMS 119 - Conflict Resolu Thru Comm (3 Units)

Ways to identify, clarify, and resolve conflicts in dyads, groups, and organizations. Conflict is contrasted with disagreement, aggression, incompatible values, etc. The costs and benefits of conflict are explored.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 119 Section 01 80099 1 Discussion 35/0 TR BRH101 0130PM-0245PM Caselli,Nancy A
02 book for COMS 119 Section 02 80459 1 Discussion 35/5 W BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Johnson,Samuel D

COMS 120 - History of the Media (3 Units)

Examination of development of major mass communication media in the U.S. and of how the economics, content, regulation and audience use of the media have been affected by the way the media have evolved. Current issues and trends are discussed, as well as possible future development.

Prerequisite: COMS 55 or JOUR 55 or equivalent; may be taken concurrently.

Cross Listed: JOUR 120; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 120 Section 01 80095 1 Lecture 60/0 TR MND3013 0130PM-0245PM Ludwig,Mark

COMS 121 - Media Aesthetics (3 Units)

Overview and analysis of the primary aesthetic tools used to create messages in video and film. The basic properties of light, color, area, space, shape, sound, time and motion are defined and discussed as they relate to media production. Introduces students to the concepts and vocabulary necessary for effectively conceiving, producing or criticizing mediated messages. Designed primarily for students with interest in digital media. Provides a foundation for students working in media criticism.

Cross listed: FILM 121.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 121 Section 01 80059 1 Discussion 20/0 TR MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Boeck,Rick E
02 book for COMS 121 Section 02 80629 1 Discussion 20/2 TR ARC1008 1200PM-0115PM Stark,Jenny E

COMS 123 - Writing Public Informatn (3 Units)

Organization and operation of communication media; practice in publicity and public relations techniques. Emphasis on clear writing and correct public relations formats such as releases, PSAs, articles, and speeches.

Prerequisite: GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Cross Listed: JOUR 123; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 123 Section 01 80089 1 Discussion 22/0 TR CLV123 0900AM-1015AM Stoner,Andrew E
02 book for COMS 123 Section 02 80840 1 Discussion 22/0 TR CLV123 1030AM-1145AM Stoner,Andrew E
03 book for COMS 123 Section 03 85725 1 Discussion 22/1 TR CLV123 0300PM-0415PM Bathen,Sigrid E

COMS 124 - Writing Scripts for Film/Video (3 Units)

Developing narratives, documentaries, educational, promotional, and experimental short screenplays. Students are expected to develop a writing style and master screenwriting and audio/visual scripting formats. Scripts will be developed to be produced in advanced production courses: COMS/FILM 128 and COMS/FILM 185.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1A and ENGL 20.

Cross listed: FILM 124.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 124 Section 01 80077 1 Discussion 16/0 M MND3006 0600PM-0850PM Ortiz,Edward A

COMS 127 - Producing+Directng For TV (3 Units)

Theory and practice of producing and directing television programs with emphasis on studio and control room techniques.

Prerequisite: COMS 20A, COMS 20B, COMS 27A, COMS 27B, each with a grade of "B-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 127 Section 01 80900 1 Discussion 30/19 W LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Kasic,Kathryn E
Smith,Gerri
02 book for COMS 127 Section 02 80901 1 Laboratory 30/19 - Kasic,Kathryn E
Smith,Gerri

COMS 128 - Non-Studio Video Production (3 Units)

Production of video materials using portable cameras and recorders. Application of electronic field production and post-production techniques.

Prerequisite: COMS 20A, COMS 20B, COMS 27A, COMS 27B each with a grade of "B-" or better.

Cross-listed: FILM 128.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 128 Section 01 80064 1 Discussion 10/0 M MND3006 0900AM-1150AM Janos,Dan
02 book for COMS 128 Section 02 80065 1 Laboratory 10/0 - Janos,Dan

COMS 129 - Film & Video Production Mgmt (3 Units)

Management and administration of the preproduction and production process. Course to include script breakdown, budgeting, scheduling and other preproduction and production management skills needed for film or video production. Special attention on the history, development and current practices of the Production Manager.

Cross listed: FILM 129.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 129 Section 01 80899 1 Lecture 15/0 MW MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Herzig,Mark

COMS 130 - Staging+Lght Digtl Video (3 Units)

Introduction to the aesthetics, concepts and techniques used to control lighting in digital video productions. Aspects of staging, blocking and composition in the context of studio and location lighting.

Note: Students enrolled are required to work on productions outside of scheduled class time (1-3 hours/week).

Prerequisite: COMS 20A, COMS 20B, COMS 27A, COMS 27B, each with a grade of B- or better.

Cross listed: FILM 130.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 130 Section 01 80536 1 Discussion 10/2 M LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM Smith,Gerri
Kasic,Kathryn E
02 book for COMS 130 Section 02 80537 1 Laboratory 10/2 - Kasic,Kathryn E
Smith,Gerri

COMS 141 - Theory Film+Video Editing (3 Units)

Study of history and theory of film and video editing. Many films are viewed and discussed, examining how editing theory is put into practice.

Cross listed: FILM 141.

Prerequisite: COMS/FILM 27A and COMS/FILM 27B with final posted grade of C or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 141 Section 01 80408 1 Lecture 14/0 W MND3006 0900AM-1150AM Janos,Dan
01 book for COMS 141 Section 01 80408 1 Lecture 14/0 LIB58B - Janos,Dan

COMS 142 - Film As Communication (3 Units)

Explores the uses of film as a tool of communication.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 142 Section 01 80703 1 Lecture 40/0 M AMD314 0600PM-0850PM Wagner,Lauren M
01 book for COMS 142 Section 01 80703 1 Lecture 40/0 LIB58B - Wagner,Lauren M

COMS 143 - Theories Interpersonl Com (3 Units)

One-to-one communication between individuals in both social and task settings. Theories of communication during the growth and decay of relationships, as well as research on the forces behind relational dynamics. Topics include nonverbal communication, self concept, communication of self, theories of conflict resolution, communication competence and the rhetoric of disconfirmation.

Prerequisite: COMS 8 or equivalent; COMS 100A may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 143 Section 01 80069 1 Lecture 40/0 MW MND1020 1200PM-0115PM Aguilar,Kimberly N
02 book for COMS 143 Section 02 81111 1 Lecture 40/2 W MND4000 0600PM-0850PM Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 145 - Organizationl Communicatn (3 Units)

Basic concepts of interpersonal and inter-group communication within formal and informal social organizations. Current techniques of auditing and evaluating organizational communication.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 145 Section 01 80070 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine OL
02 book for COMS 145 Section 02 80709 1 Lecture 40/1 MW MND4000 1100AM-1150AM Hurner,Sheryl M HY
02 book for COMS 145 Section 02 80709 1 Lecture 40/1 WEBONLINE - Hurner,Sheryl M HY
03 book for COMS 145 Section 03 85718 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine OL

COMS 150 - Mass Comm Theories+Effect (3 Units)

Survey of the major theories dealing with the relationship between the mass media and human communication behavior. Examination of research into the social, political, economic and cultural effects of mass communication.

Prerequisite: COMS 55 or JOUR 55 or equivalent; and COMS 100A which may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 150 Section 01 80060 1 Lecture 40/0 MW MND4004 0130PM-0245PM Hurner,Sheryl M

COMS 152 - Freedom Of Speech (3 Units)

Thorough introduction to issues related to freedom of speech and censorship, sections of the historical origins of free speech, seditious speech, libel and slander, pornography and obscenity, commercial speech and advertising, symbolic speech and hate speech. The class brings a communication focus to addressing issues related to the First Amendment.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 152 Section 01 80577 1 Lecture 45/0 TR MND4004 1200PM-0115PM Ludwig,Mark GE AREA D
02 book for COMS 152 Section 02 80827 1 Lecture 45/5 TR CLV123 0130PM-0245PM LaVally,Rebecca J GE AREA D

COMS 153 - Mass Media Law+Regulation (3 Units)

Laws and regulations that govern print, broadcast, and the electronic mass media in the U.S. Discusses the process by which laws and regulations are enacted and interpreted as well as legal and regulatory issues concerned with the content, control, political role and responsibilities of media practitioners, regulators, Congress, and the public.

Cross Listed: JOUR 153; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 153 Section 01 80349 1 Discussion 10/0 TR SHS250 0900AM-1015AM Gardner,Rebecca A

COMS 157 - Video Art (3 Units)

The creation and analysis of video artwork; including techniques of video production, post-production manipulation and critique, within the context of art and communication. The techniques and theory of producing and editing video will serve as a foundation for the pursuit of individual, creative projects.

Prerequisite: ART 97 or COMS 27A/Film 27A and COMS 27B/Film 27B.

Cross-listed as ART 147; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 157 Section 01 80381 1 Activity 17/1 R MND3006 0430PM-0820PM Stark,Jenny E
01 book for COMS 157 Section 01 80381 1 Activity 17/1 R LIB58B 0430PM-0820PM Stark,Jenny E

COMS 158 - PR Planning+Management (3 Units)

Theoretical concepts to the solution of problems for pre-selected non-profit and campus clients by forming small group PR agencies; completing needs assessments; profiling target and secondary audiences; developing and implementing a strategic public relations plan; producing targeted messages for media kits and other uses; developing and evaluating formative and summative evaluation plans; and making formal in-class presentations to peers, clients and invited PR professionals. Students will also learn how to negotiate contracts, maintain client relations, track work on projects and develop timelines and budgets.

Prerequisite: COMS 118 and COMS 123 or JOUR 123 with grade of "C-" or better.

Cross Listed: JOUR 158; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 158 Section 01 80541 1 Lecture 35/0 TR MND1020 0130PM-0245PM Stoner,Andrew E
02 book for COMS 158 Section 02 81042 1 Lecture 35/6 TR DLN1010 0730AM-0845AM Howard,Timothy L

COMS 160 - Political Communication (3 Units)

Analyzes the relationship between mass media and political decision-making, including a structural analysis of political and media institutions. Particular attention on the formation of public opinion through messages and strategies, and the impact of public opinion on public policy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 160 Section 01 81041 1 Discussion 40/0 MW MND4000 0130PM-0245PM Marquis,Trinette L

COMS 162 - Gender Ideology+Communctn (3 Units)

Scholarly, theoretical and critical writings on the production and circulation of gender roles, images, and gender-types attributes through communication, with a special focus on mass-mediated communication such as television, video, and film.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 162 Section 01 85897 1 Discussion 30/0 TR BRH101 1200PM-0115PM Omori,Kikuko T

COMS 164 - Visual Communication (3 Units)

Comprehensive overview of the theoretical concepts and communication methodologies appropriate for analysis of contemporary visual messages. Focuses on rhetorical analysis of visual messages. Significant research and critical writing required

Prerequisite: COMS 100A and 100B or equivalent, with a grade of C- or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 164 Section 01 81197 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND1026 0900AM-1015AM Miller,Christine M
02 book for COMS 164 Section 02 85719 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND1026 1030AM-1145AM Miller,Christine M

COMS 166 - Persuasion+Attitud Change (3 Units)

Various theories of persuasion and attitude change, both classical and empirical, in terms of their effectiveness and social impact. Includes units on production and consumption of persuasive messages.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for COMS 166 Section 02 86047 1 Discussion 40/1 TR MND1022 0900AM-1015AM Irwin,Jacqueline A

COMS 167 - Systems+Theories Of Rhet (3 Units)

Historical survey of theories of rhetoric. Comparison/contrast of scope and value of rhetorical theories. Practice in critical writing.

Prerequisite: COMS 100B or equivalent with a grade of "C-" or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 167 Section 01 80369 1 Discussion 25/4 M MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Williams,Mark A

COMS 169 - Television Criticism (3 Units)

Introduction to television criticism theory and to various critical methods with which television program texts may be analyzed. Current theoretical and critical issues in the function of criticism and the role of the critic are addressed through readings, writing assignments, screenings and discussion.

Prerequisite: COMS 100B with a grade of C- or better; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses; or unclassified graduate student status; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 169 Section 01 80055 1 Seminar 25/4 T MND1030 0600PM-0850PM Maben,Christopher J

COMS 170 - Data Analy Communic Rsrch (3 Units)

Introduction to the application of data analysis to the study of communication processes.

Prerequisite: COMS 100C or equivalent with a grade of "C-" or better; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 170 Section 01 80456 1 Discussion 80/13 TR MND3013 0730AM-0845AM Molitor,Fred T

COMS 171 - Survey Meth Comm Research (3 Units)

Techniques of survey research in communication, including sampling, questionnaire construction, interviewing, data analysis, and report writing. Each student designs and executes a research project.

Prerequisite: COMS 100C or equivalent with a grade of "C-" or better; or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 171 Section 01 80066 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND3003 0300PM-0415PM Stitt,Carmen
03 book for COMS 171 Section 03 80936 1 Discussion 30/0 M MND1030 0600PM-0850PM Harris-Jenkinson,Patricia M

COMS 174 - International Communicatn (3 Units)

Movement of mediated messages across and between national boundaries. Topics include news and entertainment flow, media systems and philosophies, cultural dependency and imperialism, the new world information order and communication development.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 174 Section 01 81038 1 Lecture 40/2 MW MND1022 1000AM-1050AM Rash,Alejandra C HY
01 book for COMS 174 Section 01 81038 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Gorgevich,Kristina R HY

COMS 180 - Senior Sem Organiztn+Comm (3 Units)

Seminar on communication theories, techniques and research methodologies in the field of social and governmental organizational systems.

Prerequisite: COMS 145; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses including COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 180 Section 01 80058 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Malvini Redden,Shawna K
03 book for COMS 180 Section 03 80937 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND2032 1030AM-1145AM Lucier,Kathleen H

COMS 181 - Sen Sem In Sml Group Comm (3 Units)

Seminar on the ways theories of group communication are realized in actual social settings.

Prerequisite: COMS 105; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses including COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 181 Section 01 80056 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND1026 1200PM-0115PM Caselli,Nancy A

COMS 182 - Sen Seminar Interpersonal (3 Units)

Seminar on advanced theories of interpersonal communication. Sample topics include relational development, relational termination, communication and interpersonal attraction, and communication competence. Students present one in-class report and complete a major research paper.

Prerequisite: COMS 8, COMS 143, and completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses including COMS100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 182 Section 01 81083 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND2032 0430PM-0545PM Hurner,Sheryl M

COMS 183 - Senior Sem Media Issues (3 Units)

Seminar on the functions and roles of communication media in contemporary society. Includes issues and ethical considerations associated with freedom, responsibility and control examined from the points of view of the media, the government and the public. Specific topics will vary.

Prerequisite: COMS 55 or JOUR 55; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses including COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 183 Section 01 80057 1 Seminar 25/0 MW AMD219 0130PM-0245PM Bonilla,Diego HY
01 book for COMS 183 Section 01 80057 1 Seminar 25/0 WEBONLINE - Bonilla,Diego HY

COMS 185 - Senior Practicum Video Product (3 Units)

Assignments in various phases of video production including creative use of camera, sound and lighting, editing production design, production planning and management, and directing and producing. Students in first semester function as crew members for productions.

Note: May be repeated once for credit. Repeating students are expected to produce and direct a major student project.

Cross listed: FILM 185.

Prerequisite: COMS/FILM 124 with a final posted grade of C or better.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 185 Section 01 80078 1 Independent Study 17/6 T MND3006 0900AM-1150AM Janos,Dan

COMS 187 - Issue Mgmt+Case Study Pr (3 Units)

Examines the management of issues in the public and private sectors including knowledge and skills in the communication activities and thinking processes that affect an issue's development. Uses case studies of organizations--governmental agencies, businesses, and not-for-profit entities to assess issue development and management by examining the fundamental questions confronting organizations: What should the particular organization do and how should it do it? Examines criteria for selecting among alternative options, and the relation of the organization to its environment. Explores the broader social, legal, and ethical implications of the organization's activities.

Prerequisite: COMS 118; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for COMS 187 Section 02 80902 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND4000 0300PM-0415PM Ray,Robert Alan
03 book for COMS 187 Section 03 80908 1 Seminar 25/3 TR DLN1010 0900AM-1015AM Howard,Timothy L
04 book for COMS 187 Section 04 80909 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND4000 0430PM-0545PM Ray,Robert Alan

COMS 188 - Sen Seminar Intercultural (3 Units)

Critically examines and analyzes complex dynamics and concepts in communication and culture in a pluralistic society. Also relates various perspectives on intercultural communication theories and methods to an analysis of social interaction processes among culturally diverse groups. An interactive dimension includes problem-solving strategies.

Prerequisite: COMS 116; completion of 12 units of upper division COMS courses including COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 188 Section 01 80913 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Zuckerman,S. David HY
01 book for COMS 188 Section 01 80913 1 Seminar 25/0 WEBONLINE - Zuckerman,S. David HY

COMS 194 - Coms-Related Work Exper (3-6 Units)

Supervised employment in a company or agency working on communication studies-related assignments, arranged through the Department of Communication Studies and the Cooperative Education Program office. Requires preparation of application packet, completion of a 6 month full-time or part-time work assignment, and a written report.

Prerequisite: Open only to upper division or graduate students with appropriate course preparation. Units may not be used to meet COMS major, minor or graduate course work requirements. Consent of Communication Studies Department faculty advisor required. No more than 12 units may be counted toward the degree.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 194 Section 01 80211 1 Independent Study 30/17 TBAARR - Humphrey,Robert

COMS 195 - Internship In Com Studies (1-6 Units)

Directed work experience in the internship program. Supervision is provided by both instructional staff and the cooperating agency. Faculty approval required.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A, minimum 2.3 overall GPA.

Corequisite: COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 195 Section 01 80210 1 Independent Study 99/52 TBAARR - Humphrey,Robert

COMS 196Q - Sem. in Health Communication (3 Units)

Seminar about how health messages impact individuals, communities, and mass audiences. Introduces students to health communication research, raises awareness about health-related messages in our daily lives, applies theories of health communication, and critically analyzes how the creation, sending, and reception of health messages impacts society.

Note: COMS 161 is strongly encouraged prior to taking this course.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 196Q Section 01 81356 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Stitt,Carmen

COMS 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading open to students who wish to attempt independent work. Faculty approval required.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 199 Section 01 80364 1 Independent Study 5/0 TBAARR - Smith,Gerri
02 book for COMS 199 Section 02 80847 1 Independent Study 5/4 TBAARR - Janos,Dan
03 book for COMS 199 Section 03 80848 1 Independent Study 5/3 TBAARR - Stitt,Carmen
04 book for COMS 199 Section 04 80849 1 Independent Study 5/4 TBAARR - Howard,Timothy L
05 book for COMS 199 Section 05 81133 1 Independent Study 99/98 TBAARR - Howard,Timothy L
07 book for COMS 199 Section 07 81139 1 Independent Study 99/98 TBAARR - Stark,Jenny E

COMS 200 - Qualitative Methods in Comm (3 Units)

Focuses on qualitative research methods as one methodological option to use in scholarly research. Critically review and analyze existing qualitative research projects; creation of qualitative research project; and response the research projects of peers. Consideration of ways to successfully integrate into the communication discipline through a variety of class discussions, readings, and activities.

Note: Graduate student status or instructor permission required

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 200 Section 01 80366 1 Seminar 15/4 R MND1032 0530PM-0820PM Malvini Redden,Shawna K

COMS 202 - Quant Research Methods In Coms (3 Units)

Introduction to advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply at least one research perspective to a significant topic of interest in the discipline. Students are expected to produce a well-crafted research proposal as part of a culminating experience.

Prerequisite: Graduate student status or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 202 Section 01 80367 1 Seminar 15/6 W MND3003 0600PM-0850PM Omori,Kikuko T

COMS 207 - Dyadic Communication (3 Units)

Various theoretical approaches to interpersonal or face-to-face communication.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 207 Section 01 86451 1 Seminar 15/6 T MND2032 0600PM-0850PM Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 222 - Instruct Comm Practicum (3 Units)

Examination of communication theory and research in instructional or training contexts. Designed for beginning teachers or organizational trainers. Centers on those communication principles which contribute to greater student/client learning and satisfaction. Emphasis on the development and implementation of instructional communication packages for adult learners.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 222 Section 01 80695 1 Seminar 15/3 M MND2032 0600PM-0850PM Stoner,Mark R

COMS 297 - Directed Study+Comp Exam (1-3 Units)

Structured and supervised reading program for MA candidates preparing for comprehensive examinations. Should be taken after completion of all other requirements for the degree. Credit given upon successful completion of comprehensive examinations. Examining committee determines the number of units to be credited.

Note: Open to students who have been advanced to candidacy and have secured permission of the chair of their examining committee and the Graduate Coordinator.

Prerequisite: Must be advanced to candidacy.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 297 Section 01 80403 1 Thesis Research 5/3 - Malvini Redden,Shawna K

COMS 299 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading open to students wishing to attempt independent work. Faculty and Graduate Committee approval required the semester prior to enrollment.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 299 Section 01 81098 1 Thesis Research 99/96 TBAARR - Malvini Redden,Shawna K

COMS 500 - Culminating Experience (3-6 Units)

Completion of a thesis or project approved for the Master's degree. Thesis or project prospectus committees determine the number of units to be credited.

Prerequisite: Advanced to candidacy and chair permission of his/her thesis or project committee.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 500 Section 01 80404 1 Thesis Research 5/2 - Malvini Redden,Shawna K

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Class Attribute Codes

A1 - Oral Communication (A1)

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

CL 35 - CL 35

CL 40 - CL 40

CL 45 - CL 45

CL 46 - CL 46

CL 47 - CL 47

CL 48 - CL 48

CL 49 - CL 49

CL 50 - CL 50

CL 51 - CL 51

CL 52 - CL 52

CL 53 - CL 53

CL 54 - CL 54

CL 55 - CL 55

CL 56 - CL 56

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

ECOM-02 - ECom 02 The Migrant Experience and Communicaton

ECOM-02A - EC 02A

ECOM-04 - ECom 04 CommStudiesForEngineers&Com Scientists

ECOM-07 - ECom 07 The Science Educational Equity

ECOM-11 - ECom 11 Geology Of Mexico & Ethnic Relations

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

LCOM-40 - LCOM 40

LCOM-41 - LCOM 41 - Peer Assisted Learning MATH 29

LCOM-42 - LCOM 42 - Peer Assisted Learning MATH 29

LCOM-43 - LCOM 43 - Empowering Future Scientists

LCOM-44 - LCOM 44

LCOM-45 - LCOM 45 - Peer Assisted Learning MATH 30

LCOM-46 - LCOM 46

LCOM-47 - LCOM 47

LCOM-54 - LCOM 54

LCOM-55 - LCOM 55

LCOM-59 - LCOM 59

LCOM-60 - LCOM 60

N - Not a Teacher Credential Prog Course

OL - Online

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/27/2018 to 12/07/2018)