Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Communication Studies - Summer2021

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Table Of Contents

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 50320 6W1 Lecture 25/1 WEBONLINE - Tudor,Kristen FL,SELF
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/11/2021 **

COMS 100B - Rhetoric and Social Influence (3 Units)

Detailed examination of texts on controversial issues in order to illustrate the varied forms of rhetorical action and the diverse modes of rhetorical analysis. Examples drawn from the literature of classical/contemporary rhetors.

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

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

Corequisite: COMS 100A

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 100B Section 01 50321 6W1 Discussion 25/2 WEBONLINE - Earle,Elizabeth R FL,SELF,WI
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/11/2021 **
02 book for COMS 100B Section 02 50334 6W2 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Flores,Carlos A FL,WI
** Meets 07/12/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

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 50323 6W1 Lecture 25/3 WEBONLINE - Zuckerman,S. David FL,SELF
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/11/2021 **

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 50335 6W2 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E E,FL,SELF
** Meets 07/12/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

COMS 123 - Writing Public Relations (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: JOUR 30; 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

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 123 Section 01 50325 6W1 Discussion 22/9 TR WEBONLINE 0630PM-1000PM Howard,Timothy L FL,SELF
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/08/2021 **

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 50326 6W1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Malvini Redden,Shawna FL,SELF
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/08/2021 **

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 50336 6W2 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Ludwig,Mark FL,GE AREA D,SELF
** Meets 07/12/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

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
01 book for COMS 166 Section 01 50337 6W2 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A FL,SELF
** Meets 07/12/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

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 50339 6W2 Discussion 25/1 TWR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1250PM Stitt,Carmen FL,SELF
** Meets 07/13/2021 to 08/19/2021 **

COMS 172 - Content Analysis (3 Units)

Content analysis as a research technique in communication. Emphasizes design and execution of content analysis studies in a wide range of communication situations. Each student completes several short studies and a major 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 172 Section 01 50327 6W1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Omori,Kikuko OL
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 07/11/2021 **

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 50432 SNS Independent Study 25/24 - Staff FL,SELF

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 50435 SNS Independent Study 25/18 TBAARR - Smith,Gerri I,OL
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

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
02 book for COMS 199 Section 02 50721 SNS Independent Study 99/98 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A
** Meets 06/01/2021 to 08/22/2021 **

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Class Attribute Codes

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

I - Service Learning Internship

OL - Online

SELF - Self Support Online

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

6W1 - Six Week - First (06/01/2021 to 07/11/2021)

6W2 - Six Week - Second (07/12/2021 to 08/22/2021)

SNS - Self Support Nonstandard Dates (06/01/2021 to 08/22/2021)