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Class Schedule For Communication Studies - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

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 80066 1 Discussion 30/20 TR CPS327 1200PM-0115PM Staff A3
02 book for COMS 2 Section 02 80345 1 Discussion 30/28 MW BRH101 0730AM-0845AM Staff A3
03 book for COMS 2 Section 03 80067 1 Discussion 30/16 R MND1030 0600PM-0850PM Miller,Christine M A3
04 book for COMS 2 Section 04 80344 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND4000 0300PM-0415PM Miller,Christine M A3
05 book for COMS 2 Section 05 80068 1 Discussion 30/0 MW AMD263 0300PM-0415PM Staff A3
06 book for COMS 2 Section 06 80069 1 Discussion 30/19 M MND4000 0600PM-0850PM Staff A3
07 book for COMS 2 Section 07 80339 1 Discussion 30/29 MW CLV123 0300PM-0415PM Staff A3
08 book for COMS 2 Section 08 80270 1 Discussion 30/19 MW DH106 0130PM-0245PM Staff A3
09 book for COMS 2 Section 09 80070 1 Discussion 30/2 MWF MND4004 1100AM-1150AM Staff A3
10 book for COMS 2 Section 10 80071 1 Discussion 30/20 MW MND1022 0430PM-0545PM Staff A3
11 book for COMS 2 Section 11 80343 1 Discussion 30/15 MWF CLV123 1000AM-1050AM Staff A3
12 book for COMS 2 Section 12 80019 1 Discussion 30/21 TR LIB126 0730AM-0845AM Staff A3
13 book for COMS 2 Section 13 80426 1 Discussion 30/0 TR CLV123 0900AM-1015AM Staff A3
14 book for COMS 2 Section 14 80615 1 Discussion 30/4 MW SLN2002 0130PM-0245PM Staff A3
15 book for COMS 2 Section 15 87309 1 Discussion 30/27 T MND4000 0600PM-0850PM Miller,Christine M A3

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 80264 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Staff A1
01 book for COMS 4 Section 01 80264 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 80020 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Staff A1
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 80020 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 80262 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Staff A1
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 80262 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 80263 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Staff A1
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 80263 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 80074 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Staff A1
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 80074 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 80075 1 Discussion 20/16 F MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Staff A1
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 80075 1 Discussion 20/16 - Staff A1
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 80073 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 80073 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 80076 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 80076 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 80078 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 80078 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 80077 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 80077 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 80079 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 80079 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 80082 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 80082 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 80081 1 Discussion 20/16 M MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Staff A1
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 80081 1 Discussion 20/16 - Staff A1
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 80083 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Staff A1
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 80083 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 80292 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Staff A1
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 80292 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 80294 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Staff A1
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 80294 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 80299 1 Discussion 20/16 W MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Staff A1
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 80299 1 Discussion 20/16 - Staff A1
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 80300 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Staff A1
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 80300 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 80324 1 Discussion 20/20 M MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Staff A1
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 80324 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 80325 1 Discussion 20/20 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Staff A1
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 80325 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 80326 1 Discussion 20/20 F MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Staff A1
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 80326 1 Discussion 20/20 - Staff A1
22 book for COMS 4 Section 22 80332 1 Discussion 30/26 MW TAH1002 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
23 book for COMS 4 Section 23 80333 1 Discussion 30/26 MW MND4000 0130PM-0245PM Botello,Alondra A1
24 book for COMS 4 Section 24 80334 1 Discussion 30/30 TR LIB127 0900AM-1015AM LaGrande,Katrina M A1
25 book for COMS 4 Section 25 80335 1 Discussion 30/30 M BRH115 0600PM-0850PM Staff A1
26 book for COMS 4 Section 26 80080 1 Discussion 30/25 TR MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
27 book for COMS 4 Section 27 80369 1 Discussion 30/25 TR MND1022 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
28 book for COMS 4 Section 28 80370 1 Discussion 30/30 MWF MND1026 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
29 book for COMS 4 Section 29 80371 1 Discussion 30/16 TR 1030AM-1145AM Staff A1
30 book for COMS 4 Section 30 80373 1 Discussion 30/30 TR BRH101 0430PM-0545PM Staff A1
31 book for COMS 4 Section 31 80424 1 Discussion 30/30 MW MND1026 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
32 book for COMS 4 Section 32 80438 1 Discussion 30/30 MWF AMD263 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
33 book for COMS 4 Section 33 80455 1 Discussion 30/30 TR CPS327 1030AM-1145AM Staff A1
34 book for COMS 4 Section 34 80439 1 Discussion 30/30 MW BRH101 0430PM-0545PM Staff A1
35 book for COMS 4 Section 35 80623 1 Discussion 30/30 MW MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
36 book for COMS 4 Section 36 80789 1 Discussion 30/30 MW BRH101 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
37 book for COMS 4 Section 37 81012 1 Discussion 30/30 TR MND4000 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
38 book for COMS 4 Section 38 81013 1 Discussion 30/30 MW MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
39 book for COMS 4 Section 39 80265 1 Discussion 30/30 TR RVR1002 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
40 book for COMS 4 Section 40 80072 1 Discussion 30/30 TR CLV123 1200PM-0115PM LaGrande,Katrina M A1

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 80510 1 Discussion 25/18 TR LIB126 0900AM-1015AM Staff A1
02 book for COMS 4H Section 02 81155 1 Discussion 25/19 TR AMD263 1030AM-1145AM Staff 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 80084 1 Discussion 30/25 T MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
01 book for COMS 5 Section 01 80084 1 Discussion 30/25 - Staff A1
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 80085 1 Discussion 30/30 R MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 80085 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 80086 1 Discussion 30/25 T MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Staff A1
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 80086 1 Discussion 30/25 - Staff A1
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 80087 1 Discussion 30/11 R MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Staff A1
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 80087 1 Discussion 30/11 - Staff A1
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 80088 1 Discussion 30/10 T MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Staff A1
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 80088 1 Discussion 30/10 - Staff A1
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 80089 1 Discussion 30/25 R MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Staff A1
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 80089 1 Discussion 30/25 - Staff A1
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 80090 1 Discussion 30/30 T MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 80090 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 80267 1 Discussion 30/30 R MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 80267 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 80092 1 Discussion 30/30 T MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 80092 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 80091 1 Discussion 30/25 R MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 80091 1 Discussion 30/25 - Staff A1
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 80251 1 Discussion 30/30 T MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 80251 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 80253 1 Discussion 30/30 R MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 80253 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 80427 1 Discussion 30/30 T BRH101 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 80427 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 80145 1 Discussion 30/30 R BRH101 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 80145 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
15 book for COMS 5 Section 15 80266 1 Discussion 30/30 T TAH1007 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
15 book for COMS 5 Section 15 80266 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 80093 1 Discussion 30/30 R SQU142 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 80093 1 Discussion 30/30 - Staff A1
17 book for COMS 5 Section 17 80094 1 Discussion 30/30 TR 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
18 book for COMS 5 Section 18 80281 1 Discussion 30/30 MW EUR102 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
19 book for COMS 5 Section 19 80283 1 Discussion 30/25 TR RVR1008 0900AM-1015AM Staff A1
20 book for COMS 5 Section 20 80284 1 Discussion 30/30 MW YSM133 1200PM-0115PM Staff A1
21 book for COMS 5 Section 21 80285 1 Discussion 30/29 MWF MND1022 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
22 book for COMS 5 Section 22 80286 1 Discussion 30/30 TR CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Staff A1
23 book for COMS 5 Section 23 80287 1 Discussion 30/26 MWF BRH101 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
24 book for COMS 5 Section 24 80442 1 Discussion 30/25 MW MND1026 0430PM-0545PM Staff A1
25 book for COMS 5 Section 25 80443 1 Discussion 30/24 TR AMD263 0730AM-0845AM Staff A1
26 book for COMS 5 Section 26 80618 1 Discussion 30/20 TR CLV123 1030AM-1145AM Staff A1
28 book for COMS 5 Section 28 80674 1 Discussion 30/25 TR MND1026 0430PM-0545PM Staff A1
29 book for COMS 5 Section 29 80444 1 Discussion 30/21 TR BRH101 0300PM-0415PM Staff A1
30 book for COMS 5 Section 30 80814 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND1030 0430PM-0545PM Staff A1
31 book for COMS 5 Section 31 81011 1 Discussion 30/27 MWF BRH101 1000AM-1050AM Staff A1
32 book for COMS 5 Section 32 80321 1 Discussion 30/22 MWF CLV123 1200PM-1250PM Staff A1
33 book for COMS 5 Section 33 80790 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF CLV123 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1
34 book for COMS 5 Section 34 81411 1 Discussion 30/0 MWF MND1026 1100AM-1150AM Staff A1

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 80025 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND4008 0900AM-0950AM Staff HY
01 book for COMS 8 Section 01 80025 1 Discussion 30/0 F WEBONLINE - Staff HY
02 book for COMS 8 Section 02 80288 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND1022 0900AM-1015AM Morley,Morgan April
04 book for COMS 8 Section 04 80396 1 Discussion 30/0 MW CPS327 0130PM-0245PM Woo,Nate

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 80568 1 Discussion 15/0 TR MND2009 0900AM-1015AM Staff

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 80036 1 Laboratory 8/0 - Staff
02 book for COMS 20B Section 02 80037 1 Laboratory 8/6 - Staff
03 book for COMS 20B Section 03 80991 1 Laboratory 7/6 - Staff
04 book for COMS 20B Section 04 80992 1 Laboratory 7/3 - Staff

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 80491 1 Discussion 25/24 MW MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Staff E
02 book for COMS 21 Section 02 80039 1 Discussion 25/25 TR YSM133 0900AM-1015AM Staff E
03 book for COMS 21 Section 03 80671 1 Discussion 25/25 TR DH109 0130PM-0245PM Staff E
04 book for COMS 21 Section 04 80745 1 Discussion 25/25 MW MND2032 0430PM-0545PM Staff E
05 book for COMS 21 Section 05 80800 1 Discussion 25/25 TR BRH101 0900AM-1015AM Staff 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 80048 1 Lecture 30/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E AB386,FL

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 80049 1 Laboratory 10/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E
02 book for COMS 27B Section 02 80050 1 Laboratory 10/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E
03 book for COMS 27B Section 03 80794 1 Laboratory 10/1 WEBONLINE - 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 80027 1 Lecture 40/10 W MND4008 0600PM-0850PM Gale,Elaine
02 book for COMS 55 Section 02 80026 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND3013 0130PM-0245PM Taylor,Don
03 book for COMS 55 Section 03 80509 1 Lecture 70/20 TR AMD150 0900AM-1015AM Staff

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 80001 1 Lecture 120/35 TR MND1003 0730AM-0845AM Irwin,Jacqueline A
03 book for COMS 100A Section 03 80487 1 Lecture 40/0 MW CLV123 0130PM-0245PM Staff

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 80855 1 Discussion 20/6 MWF MND1026 0900AM-0950AM Staff HY,WI
02 book for COMS 100B Section 02 80856 1 Discussion 25/10 MW TAH1002 0130PM-0245PM Staff WI
03 book for COMS 100B Section 03 80857 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND2032 0900AM-1015AM Flores,Carlos A WI
04 book for COMS 100B Section 04 80858 1 Discussion 24/0 TR MND1020 0130PM-0245PM Terry,Andrea J HY,WI
04 book for COMS 100B Section 04 80858 1 Discussion 24/0 WEBONLINE - Terry,Andrea J HY,WI
05 book for COMS 100B Section 05 80859 1 Discussion 25/2 MW MND1026 0300PM-0415PM Terry,Andrea J WI
06 book for COMS 100B Section 06 80860 1 Discussion 25/15 TR MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Staff WI
07 book for COMS 100B Section 07 80861 1 Discussion 25/3 W MND2032 0600PM-0850PM Staff WI
08 book for COMS 100B Section 08 80862 1 Discussion 25/13 TR MND1030 0430PM-0545PM Staff WI
09 book for COMS 100B Section 09 80863 1 Discussion 25/20 TR MND1024 0730AM-0845AM Staff WI
10 book for COMS 100B Section 10 80864 1 Discussion 25/17 W SQU102 0600PM-0850PM Staff WI
12 book for COMS 100B Section 12 81022 1 Discussion 25/0 TR BRH101 1030AM-1145AM Flores,Carlos 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 80296 1 Lecture 40/0 TR SLN2004 0130PM-0245PM Morley,Morgan April
02 book for COMS 100C Section 02 80360 1 Lecture 120/81 MW MND1003 1000AM-1050AM Stitt,Carmen HY
02 book for COMS 100C Section 02 80360 1 Lecture 120/81 F WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Stitt,Carmen HY
04 book for COMS 100C Section 04 81500 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MRP1010 0900AM-1015AM Woo,Nate

COMS 101 - Info Management & Privacy (3 Units)

Students develop skills to use information proficiently in digital environments. In order to cope with information overload, students learn how to define and limit informational needs, how to access and evaluate information critically, and how to analyze and integrate information purposefully. The course teaches students evolving strategies and techniques for maintaining personal information spaces and security.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 101 Section 01 80919 1 Lecture 28/0 TR MND2007 0130PM-0245PM Bonilla,Diego

COMS 104 - Persuasive Public Speakng (3 Units)

Advanced public speaking focusing upon persuasive strategies, principles and techniques.

Prerequisite: COMS 2, COMS 4, or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 104 Section 01 81082 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND2009 1030AM-1145AM Staff

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 80060 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND1026 1200PM-0115PM Staff
02 book for COMS 105 Section 02 80061 1 Discussion 30/11 MW MND4004 1200PM-0115PM Staff
03 book for COMS 105 Section 03 80062 1 Discussion 30/13 T BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Staff
04 book for COMS 105 Section 04 80401 1 Discussion 30/15 MW MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Staff
05 book for COMS 105 Section 05 80336 1 Discussion 30/8 TR MND1026 0900AM-1015AM Staff

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 80273 1 Lecture 28/0 MW MND2003 0300PM-0415PM Bonilla,Diego
02 book for COMS 106 Section 02 80764 1 Lecture 28/0 MW MND2007 0130PM-0245PM Bonilla,Diego
03 book for COMS 106 Section 03 80854 1 Lecture 28/0 TR MND2007 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 86891 1 Discussion 5/0 TR MND1015 0130PM-0245PM Paulson,Anton
02 book for COMS 108 Section 02 86892 1 Discussion 5/0 W MRP3001 0130PM-0245PM Paulson,Anton
02 book for COMS 108 Section 02 86892 1 Discussion 5/0 M WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM 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 80402 1 Practicum 24/20 TR MND3002 0300PM-0545PM Staff
01 book for COMS 111 Section 01 80402 1 Practicum 24/20 TR MND3003 0300PM-0545PM Staff

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 80405 1 Lecture 50/26 T CLV123 0600PM-0850PM Staff
02 book for COMS 114 Section 02 80454 1 Lecture 50/14 MW SHS240 0130PM-0245PM Staff

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 80029 1 Discussion 40/0 TR MRP1000 0130PM-0245PM Omori,Kikuko
02 book for COMS 116 Section 02 87257 1 Discussion 40/21 TR MND4000 0130PM-0245PM Staff

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 80028 1 Lecture 116/53 W 1200PM-0115PM Hong,Cheng HY
01 book for COMS 118 Section 01 80028 1 Lecture 116/53 M WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Hong,Cheng HY

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 80063 1 Discussion 35/0 TR BRH101 0130PM-0245PM Woo,Nate
02 book for COMS 119 Section 02 80338 1 Discussion 35/11 W BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Staff

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 80059 1 Lecture 30/12 MW MND1020 1200PM-0115PM Staff

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 80034 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Foss-Snowden,Michele S AB386,FL

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 80936 1 Discussion 21/0 TR DH209 0900AM-1015AM Howard,Timothy L AB386,FL
03 book for COMS 123 Section 03 80937 1 Discussion 22/15 TR MND1026 0730AM-0845AM Howard,Timothy L AB386,FL

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 80046 1 Discussion 16/0 M MND3006 0600PM-0850PM Staff
02 book for COMS 124 Section 02 87278 1 Discussion 16/10 W MND3006 0600PM-0850PM Staff

COMS 126 - Motion Graphics (3 Units)

Artistic and technical skills employed when capturing and editing photographic, audio, and video data files. Data files are prepared for export into multimedia authoring applications. Mastery of appropriate hardware and software.

Prerequisite: COMS 20A, COMS 20B and COMS 26 or both COMS 27A and COMS 27B each with a grade of "B-" 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 126 Section 01 80868 1 Discussion 25/0 T MND3006 0600PM-0850PM Staff
02 book for COMS 126 Section 02 80869 1 Laboratory 25/0 - Staff

COMS 128 - Intermediate Production (3 Units)

Continued exploration of the digital filmmaking process through lecture, lab, and practical application. Project-based learning emphasizes working as a crew and the three distinct stages of production: prep, production, and post. Students write, produce, direct and edit original content to bring projects to fruition.

Prerequisite: FILM/COMS 20AB with a grade of "C" or better. FILM/COMS 27AB with a grade of "C" 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 81454 1 Discussion 10/0 W LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Janos,Daniel J
02 book for COMS 128 Section 02 81455 1 Laboratory 10/0 TBAARR - Janos,Daniel J
03 book for COMS 128 Section 03 81456 1 Discussion 10/0 W LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM Janos,Daniel J
04 book for COMS 128 Section 04 81457 1 Laboratory 10/0 TBAARR - Janos,Daniel J

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
02 book for COMS 129 Section 02 81174 1 Lecture 13/0 R LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Staff

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 81395 1 Discussion 10/0 T LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM Kasic,Kathryn E
02 book for COMS 130 Section 02 81429 1 Laboratory 10/0 TBAARR - Kasic,Kathryn E

COMS 133 - The Documentary Film (3 Units)

Examines the historical, development, and present state of documentary film. Emphasis is on both understanding and critically analyzing the significance of various genres of the documentary and its uses as a tool for information, proselytizing, education, and propaganda.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 133 Section 01 81170 1 Lecture 30/0 M LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM Kasic,Kathryn E

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 80301 1 Lecture 14/0 R MND3006 0130PM-0420PM Janos,Daniel J

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 80490 1 Lecture 40/0 W LIB58B 0600PM-0850PM Staff

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 80040 1 Lecture 40/7 TR MND1022 1030AM-1145AM Aguilar,Kimberly N
02 book for COMS 143 Section 02 80672 1 Lecture 40/29 TR MND4004 0130PM-0245PM 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 80041 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 145 Section 02 80493 1 Lecture 40/29 MW MND4000 1200PM-0115PM Malvini Redden,Shawna
03 book for COMS 145 Section 03 80765 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine AB386,FL

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 80035 1 Lecture 40/0 TR MND4004 1200PM-0115PM Taylor,Don

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 80421 1 Lecture 45/0 TR MND4000 0900AM-1015AM Staff GE AREA D
03 book for COMS 152 Section 03 87135 1 Lecture 45/0 MW BRH208 0130PM-0245PM Staff GE AREA D

COMS 153 - Journalism Law & Ethics (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

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 153 Section 01 80260 1 Discussion 10/0 MW MND4000 0300PM-0415PM Staff

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 80282 1 Activity 17/0 R MND3006 0600PM-0950PM 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 80404 1 Lecture 35/15 TR MND4000 1030AM-1145AM Howard,Timothy L
02 book for COMS 158 Section 02 80650 1 Lecture 35/23 TR MND4000 1200PM-0115PM 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 80649 1 Discussion 40/22 TR MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Terry,Andrea J HY
01 book for COMS 160 Section 01 80649 1 Discussion 40/22 WEBONLINE - Terry,Andrea J HY

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 80770 1 Discussion 30/13 MW MND1022 1200PM-0115PM Flores,Carlos A

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 80766 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 164 Section 02 86374 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A AB386,FL

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 80779 1 Discussion 40/23 MW MND1020 0300PM-0415PM Staff

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 80271 1 Discussion 25/15 M MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Staff

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 80030 1 Seminar 25/11 T MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Foss-Snowden,Michele S

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 80337 1 Discussion 40/22 TR MND3013 0730AM-0845AM Staff

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 80038 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Stitt,Carmen
02 book for COMS 171 Section 02 80604 1 Discussion 30/11 MW SLN2000 0300PM-0415PM Morley,Morgan April
03 book for COMS 171 Section 03 80978 1 Discussion 30/0 TR KDM145 1200PM-0115PM Staff

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 80647 1 Lecture 40/28 MWF TSC1005 1000AM-1050AM Staff

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 80033 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Malvini Redden,Shawna
02 book for COMS 180 Section 02 80605 1 Seminar 25/0 T EUR103 0400PM-0650PM Staff

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 80031 1 Seminar 25/0 MW BRH101 1200PM-0115PM Staff
02 book for COMS 181 Section 02 80977 1 Seminar 25/2 M MND1030 0600PM-0850PM Staff

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 80662 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND2032 0730AM-0845AM Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 183 - Senior Sem in 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; COMS 150; 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 80032 1 Seminar 25/25 MW BRH101 0130PM-0245PM Staff
02 book for COMS 183 Section 02 87136 1 Seminar 25/11 TR DH214 0130PM-0245PM Staff

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; COMS/FILM 128 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 80047 1 Independent Study 10/0 T MND3006 0900AM-1150AM Kasic,Kathryn E

COMS 186 - Seminar in Health Comm (3 Units)

Examines how health messages impact individuals, communities, and mass audiences. Critiques 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. Sample topics include doctor-patient communication, cross-cultural communication about health, and mass media effects of health-related images in media.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 186 Section 01 80737 1 Seminar 25/15 MW MND1026 1200PM-0115PM Stitt,Carmen

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
01 book for COMS 187 Section 01 80586 1 Seminar 25/13 W DH106 0300PM-0415PM Hong,Cheng HY
01 book for COMS 187 Section 01 80586 1 Seminar 25/13 M WEBONLINE 0300PM-0415PM Hong,Cheng HY
02 book for COMS 187 Section 02 80591 1 Seminar 25/9 W MRP1014 0130PM-0245PM Hong,Cheng HY
02 book for COMS 187 Section 02 80591 1 Seminar 25/9 M WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Hong,Cheng HY

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 80593 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND2032 1030AM-1145AM Omori,Kikuko

COMS 192 - Senior Seminar in Film (3 Units)

Research seminar that provides an in-depth investigation of film as an art form, a medium of mass communication and a means of personal expression. Subject will vary according to instructor.

Prerequisite: Completion of the Film Studies upper and lower division core or COMS 142, and (GWAR Certification before Fall 09, or WPJ score of 80+, or at least a C- in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W).

Cross listed: FILM 192.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 192 Section 01 81274 1 Seminar 20/9 W MND1030 0600PM-0845PM Staff

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 80144 1 Independent Study 10/10 TBAARR - Poeppelman,Timi L

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 80143 1 Independent Study 20/20 TBAARR - Poeppelman,Timi L I

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 80269 1 Independent Study 5/5 TBAARR - Ludwig,Mark
02 book for COMS 199 Section 02 80560 1 Independent Study 5/5 TBAARR - Janos,Daniel J
03 book for COMS 199 Section 03 80561 1 Independent Study 5/3 TBAARR - Irwin,Jacqueline A
04 book for COMS 199 Section 04 80562 1 Independent Study 5/4 - Howard,Timothy L
05 book for COMS 199 Section 05 86938 1 Independent Study 10/10 TBAARR - Staff

COMS 200A - Intro to Grad Studies--History (1 Units)

This course introduces students to graduate-level research in Communication Studies, acquainting students with the discipline generally, and the CSUS Department of Communication Studies specifically. During this course, students will learn the: culture and expectations of graduate study, areas of inquiry in the discipline, sources for advanced research (including journals and databases, etc.), and conventions such as academic writing. Students will also learn about disciplinary structures, requirements for various degrees, types of academic/scholarly organizations, and venues for showcasing research.

Note: Required; COMS 200A and 200B can be taken in any order, and must be completed in the first two semesters of graduate study.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 200A Section 01 81377 1 Seminar 30/19 R BRH109 0600PM-0850PM Foss-Snowden,Michele S
** Meets 08/29/2022 to 09/30/2022 **

COMS 201 - Communication Theory (3 Units)

This course critically examines the theoretical and paradigmatic foundations of the communication discipline. Students will learn the role of theory in research, and analyze general theories of communication and specific theories of rhetoric, symbolic interaction, information processing, interpersonal communication, small group communication, persuasion, organizational communication, and mass communication. Students practice analyzing, synthesizing, and contrasting relevant bodies of literature and theory. Must be taken within first two semesters of graduate enrollment.

Note: Graduate standing or instructor permission required; Graduate Writing Intensive

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 201 Section 01 81376 1 Seminar 30/20 M MND4005 0530PM-0820PM Stitt,Carmen GWI

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

Introduction to advanced quantitative 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 86683 1 Seminar 15/0 W MND3003 0600PM-0850PM Omori,Kikuko

COMS 206 - Organizational Communic (3 Units)

This course explores the foundations, research, and theories of organizational communication. Students examine and critique foundational theories and concepts in organizational research, and explore contemporary research topics. Students are expected to produce a well-crafted research project as part of a culminating experience.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 206 Section 01 86682 1 Seminar 15/0 T RVR1004 0400PM-0650PM Malvini Redden,Shawna

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 86681 1 Seminar 15/1 M MND3003 0400PM-0650PM Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 285 - Colloquium for Teaching Comm (1 Units)

This colloquium is designed to facilitate the development, refinement, and maintenance of effective pedagogical methods and strategies for teaching communication studies courses. Strongly encouraged for student teachers across all disciplines.

Note: May be repeated up to three times with permission of instructor.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 285 Section 01 81379 1 Independent Study 15/6 R MND4008 0600PM-0850PM Aguilar,Kimberly N
** Meets 10/03/2022 to 11/04/2022 **

COMS 296B - Communication Topics (1 Units)

This one-unit module provides an in-depth look at a particular communication research topic or theory. Content varies.

Note: Course may be repeated so long as the topic is different.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 296B Section 01 81378 1 Lecture 15/4 R MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Foss-Snowden,Michele S
** Meets 11/07/2022 to 12/16/2022 **

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 80297 1 Thesis Research 5/3 TBAARR - Malvini Redden,Shawna

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 80298 1 Thesis Research 5/3 TBAARR - Malvini Redden,Shawna

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Class Attribute Codes

A1 - Oral Communication (A1)

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

AB386 - On Line

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

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

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

GWI - Graduate Writing Intensive Requirement (GWI)

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)