Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Communication Studies - Spring2022

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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 30151 1 Discussion 30/2 TR MND4000 0300PM-0415PM DeVere,Daniel J A3
02 book for COMS 2 Section 02 30152 1 Discussion 30/6 TR MND1020 1200PM-0115PM Anderson,Jared A3
03 book for COMS 2 Section 03 30153 1 Discussion 30/0 TR HMB109 0130PM-0245PM DeVere,Daniel J A3
04 book for COMS 2 Section 04 30154 1 Discussion 30/1 TR MND4000 0730AM-0845AM Austin,LeRoy Adam A3
05 book for COMS 2 Section 05 30155 1 Discussion 30/2 TR BRH101 1030AM-1145AM Anderson,Jared A3
07 book for COMS 2 Section 07 30157 1 Discussion 30/5 M MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Rule,Forrest A A3
08 book for COMS 2 Section 08 30158 1 Discussion 30/3 MW CLV123 1200PM-0115PM Gorgevich,Kristina R A3
09 book for COMS 2 Section 09 30225 1 Discussion 30/1 TR CLV123 1200PM-0115PM Rule,Forrest A A3
10 book for COMS 2 Section 10 30240 1 Discussion 30/1 MW CLV123 0300PM-0415PM Flores,Carlos A
Cochran,Miles
Stead,Joni
A3
11 book for COMS 2 Section 11 30248 1 Discussion 30/4 MWF MND1022 1100AM-1150AM Boyd,Alexandra R 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 30201 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
01 book for COMS 4 Section 01 30201 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 30159 1 Discussion 20/2 W MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
02 book for COMS 4 Section 02 30159 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 30160 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND2032 0800AM-0850AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
03 book for COMS 4 Section 03 30160 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 30161 1 Discussion 20/2 M MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Althouse,Michael K
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
04 book for COMS 4 Section 04 30161 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 30162 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
05 book for COMS 4 Section 05 30162 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 30164 1 Discussion 20/0 F MND2032 0900AM-0950AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
06 book for COMS 4 Section 06 30164 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 30163 1 Discussion 20/0 M MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Althouse,Michael K
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
07 book for COMS 4 Section 07 30163 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 30195 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Althouse,Michael K
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
08 book for COMS 4 Section 08 30195 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 30194 1 Discussion 20/0 F MND2032 1000AM-1050AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
09 book for COMS 4 Section 09 30194 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 30165 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
10 book for COMS 4 Section 10 30165 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 30166 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Khan,Banafshae
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
11 book for COMS 4 Section 11 30166 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 30193 1 Discussion 20/0 F MND2032 1100AM-1150AM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
12 book for COMS 4 Section 12 30193 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 30167 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
13 book for COMS 4 Section 13 30167 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 30200 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Gooley-Carson,Aryana
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
14 book for COMS 4 Section 14 30200 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 30205 1 Discussion 20/5 F MND2032 1200PM-1250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
15 book for COMS 4 Section 15 30205 1 Discussion 20/5 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 30206 1 Discussion 20/1 M MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
16 book for COMS 4 Section 16 30206 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 30207 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Pritchard,Ryan K
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
17 book for COMS 4 Section 17 30207 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 30208 1 Discussion 20/0 F MND2032 0100PM-0150PM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
18 book for COMS 4 Section 18 30208 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 30209 1 Discussion 20/2 M MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
19 book for COMS 4 Section 19 30209 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 30210 1 Discussion 20/0 W MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Khan,Banafshae
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
20 book for COMS 4 Section 20 30210 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 30211 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND2032 0200PM-0250PM Williams,Mark A
Zeiden,Cynthia Ellen
A1,HY
21 book for COMS 4 Section 21 30211 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
22 book for COMS 4 Section 22 30212 1 Discussion 30/1 MWF MND1022 1000AM-1050AM Boyd,Alexandra R A1
23 book for COMS 4 Section 23 30213 1 Discussion 30/3 MW MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Gooley-Carson,Aryana
Clark,Evan A
A1
24 book for COMS 4 Section 24 30214 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MRP2030 1200PM-0115PM LaGrande,Katrina M A1
25 book for COMS 4 Section 25 30215 1 Discussion 30/1 TR EUR320 0130PM-0245PM Botello,Alondra A1
26 book for COMS 4 Section 26 30224 1 Discussion 30/1 TR MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Reich,Robert A A1
27 book for COMS 4 Section 27 30232 1 Discussion 30/2 TR MND1030 0430PM-0545PM Reich,Robert A A1
28 book for COMS 4 Section 28 30233 1 Discussion 30/0 TR BRH101 0730AM-0845AM Botello,Alondra A1
29 book for COMS 4 Section 29 30234 1 Discussion 30/0 TR BRH101 0900AM-1015AM LaGrande,Katrina M A1
30 book for COMS 4 Section 30 30235 1 Discussion 30/3 MWF BRH101 0900AM-0950AM Gilgun,John A1
31 book for COMS 4 Section 31 30236 1 Discussion 30/2 MWF BRH101 1000AM-1050AM Gilgun,John A1
32 book for COMS 4 Section 32 30249 1 Discussion 30/1 MW MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Khan,Banafshae A1
33 book for COMS 4 Section 33 30250 1 Discussion 30/2 MW MND1022 0430PM-0545PM Clark,Evan A A1
34 book for COMS 4 Section 34 30251 1 Discussion 30/4 MW MND4000 1200PM-0115PM Lavin,Debbie A A1
35 book for COMS 4 Section 35 30252 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND4000 0130PM-0245PM Ray,Robert Alan A1
36 book for COMS 4 Section 36 30265 1 Discussion 20/2 M MND1030 0900AM-0950AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
36 book for COMS 4 Section 36 30265 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
37 book for COMS 4 Section 37 30266 1 Discussion 20/1 W MND1030 0900AM-0950AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
37 book for COMS 4 Section 37 30266 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
38 book for COMS 4 Section 38 30267 1 Discussion 20/0 M MND1026 1000AM-1050AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
38 book for COMS 4 Section 38 30267 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
39 book for COMS 4 Section 39 30268 1 Discussion 20/2 W MND1026 1000AM-1050AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
39 book for COMS 4 Section 39 30268 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
40 book for COMS 4 Section 40 30269 1 Discussion 20/2 M BRH101 1100AM-1150AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
40 book for COMS 4 Section 40 30269 1 Discussion 20/2 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
41 book for COMS 4 Section 41 30270 1 Discussion 20/1 W BRH101 1100AM-1150AM Gordon,Leland C
Williams,Mark A
A1,HY
41 book for COMS 4 Section 41 30270 1 Discussion 20/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
42 book for COMS 4 Section 42 30304 1 Discussion 20/1 F MND1026 1000AM-1050AM Williams,Mark A A1,HY
42 book for COMS 4 Section 42 30304 1 Discussion 20/1 - Williams,Mark A A1,HY
43 book for COMS 4 Section 43 31179 1 Discussion 30/0 MW MND1030 0300PM-0415PM Johnson,Samuel D 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 30125 1 Discussion 25/5 TR YSM141 1030AM-1145AM Austin,LeRoy Adam A1
02 book for COMS 4H Section 02 30126 1 Discussion 25/1 TR MND4000 0900AM-1015AM Austin,LeRoy Adam 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 30168 1 Discussion 30/2 T MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Gale,Elaine
Khan,Banafshae
A1,HY
01 book for COMS 5 Section 01 30168 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 30169 1 Discussion 30/5 R MND1030 0730AM-0845AM Gale,Elaine
Khan,Banafshae
A1,HY
02 book for COMS 5 Section 02 30169 1 Discussion 30/5 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 30173 1 Discussion 30/1 T MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Gale,Elaine
Borg-Thepot,Sonia L
A1,HY
03 book for COMS 5 Section 03 30173 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 30171 1 Discussion 30/1 R MND1030 0900AM-1015AM Borg-Thepot,Sonia L
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
04 book for COMS 5 Section 04 30171 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 30174 1 Discussion 30/1 T MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Gale,Elaine
Borg-Thepot,Sonia L
A1,HY
05 book for COMS 5 Section 05 30174 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 30175 1 Discussion 30/0 R MND1030 1030AM-1145AM Gale,Elaine
Khan,Banafshae
A1,HY
06 book for COMS 5 Section 06 30175 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 30191 1 Discussion 30/3 T MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Maben,Christopher J
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
07 book for COMS 5 Section 07 30191 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 30172 1 Discussion 30/1 R MND1030 1200PM-0115PM Borg-Thepot,Sonia L
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
08 book for COMS 5 Section 08 30172 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 30170 1 Discussion 30/2 T MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Gale,Elaine
Rule,Forrest A
A1,HY
09 book for COMS 5 Section 09 30170 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 30176 1 Discussion 30/1 R MND1030 0130PM-0245PM Gale,Elaine
Rule,Forrest A
A1,HY
10 book for COMS 5 Section 10 30176 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 30192 1 Discussion 30/0 T MND1022 0300PM-0415PM Gale,Elaine
Pritchard,Ryan K
A1,HY
11 book for COMS 5 Section 11 30192 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 30177 1 Discussion 30/6 R LIB128 0300PM-0415PM Gale,Elaine
Rule,Forrest A
A1,HY
12 book for COMS 5 Section 12 30177 1 Discussion 30/6 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 30178 1 Discussion 30/0 T BRH109 1200PM-0115PM DeVere,Daniel J
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
13 book for COMS 5 Section 13 30178 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 30179 1 Discussion 30/1 R BRH115 1200PM-0115PM DeVere,Daniel J
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
14 book for COMS 5 Section 14 30179 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 30180 1 Discussion 30/2 R SHS145 0130PM-0245PM Borg-Thepot,Sonia L
Gale,Elaine
A1,HY
16 book for COMS 5 Section 16 30180 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine A1,HY
17 book for COMS 5 Section 17 30181 1 Discussion 30/3 TR RVR2010 0130PM-0245PM Davis,Bethany A1
18 book for COMS 5 Section 18 30182 1 Discussion 30/0 TR MND1026 0300PM-0415PM Marquis,Trinette L A1
19 book for COMS 5 Section 19 30183 1 Discussion 30/5 MW TAH1002 0130PM-0245PM Kirchner,Scott D A1
21 book for COMS 5 Section 21 30202 1 Discussion 30/1 MW MND1020 1200PM-0115PM Cochran,Miles A1
22 book for COMS 5 Section 22 30203 1 Discussion 30/6 MW BRH101 0130PM-0245PM Mercado Carmona,Ana Karen A1
23 book for COMS 5 Section 23 30204 1 Discussion 30/3 TR CLV123 1030AM-1145AM Davis,Bethany A1
24 book for COMS 5 Section 24 30243 1 Discussion 30/1 MW BRH101 0430PM-0545PM Mercado Carmona,Ana Karen A1
25 book for COMS 5 Section 25 30282 1 Discussion 30/2 TR MND1026 0430PM-0545PM Marquis,Trinette L 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 30127 1 Discussion 30/7 R MND4004 0600PM-0850PM Kirchner,Scott D
02 book for COMS 8 Section 02 30128 1 Discussion 30/2 TR MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Vasquez,Karen J
03 book for COMS 8 Section 03 30129 1 Discussion 80/15 TR MND1005 1030AM-1145AM Lavin,Debbie 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 30118 1 Discussion 15/0 TR MND2009 0900AM-1015AM Buss,Steven E

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 30119 1 Laboratory 5/0 TBAARR - Buss,Steven E
02 book for COMS 20B Section 02 30120 1 Laboratory 5/0 TBAARR - Buss,Steven E
03 book for COMS 20B Section 03 31030 1 Laboratory 5/0 TBAARR - Buss,Steven 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 30121 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 30150 1 Laboratory 10/1 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 27B Section 02 30149 1 Laboratory 10/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E AB386,FL
03 book for COMS 27B Section 03 30285 1 Laboratory 10/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E AB386,FL

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 30134 1 Lecture 40/2 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Taylor,Don AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 55 Section 02 30223 1 Lecture 100/0 WEBONLINE - Dugan,Molly A AB386,FL
03 book for COMS 55 Section 03 30274 1 Lecture 40/9 TR MND4004 0300PM-0415PM Rash,Alejandra C

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 30117 1 Lecture 40/9 MWF MND1005 1000AM-1050AM Gooley-Carson,Aryana
02 book for COMS 100A Section 02 30219 1 Lecture 80/2 TR MND1003 1030AM-1145AM Gooley-Carson,Aryana
03 book for COMS 100A Section 03 30228 1 Lecture 40/10 W MND4008 0600PM-0850PM Flores,Carlos A
05 book for COMS 100A Section 05 30292 1 Lecture 40/3 TR DH107 0130PM-0245PM Maben,Christopher J

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 30142 1 Discussion 25/0 M MND4000 0600PM-0850PM LaVally,Rebecca J WI
02 book for COMS 100B Section 02 30143 1 Discussion 25/0 TR SHS264 0900AM-1015AM Flores,Carlos A WI
03 book for COMS 100B Section 03 30144 1 Discussion 25/1 MWF MND1030 1100AM-1150AM Cochran,Miles WI
04 book for COMS 100B Section 04 30145 1 Discussion 25/0 TR WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Patterson,Christopher J AB386,FL,WI
05 book for COMS 100B Section 05 30146 1 Discussion 25/1 TR MND2032 1200PM-0115PM Terry,Andrea J WI
06 book for COMS 100B Section 06 30197 1 Discussion 25/0 MW MND1020 0300PM-0415PM Althouse,Michael K WI
07 book for COMS 100B Section 07 30242 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND4004 1030AM-1145AM Flores,Carlos A WI
09 book for COMS 100B Section 09 30263 1 Discussion 25/0 W MND4000 0600PM-0850PM Pritchard,Ryan K WI
10 book for COMS 100B Section 10 30264 1 Discussion 25/1 MW SHS254 1200PM-0115PM Terry,Andrea J WI
11 book for COMS 100B Section 11 30287 1 Discussion 25/5 TR MND2032 0730AM-0845AM Rule,Forrest A WI
12 book for COMS 100B Section 12 31459 1 Discussion 25/0 TR WEBONLINE 0430PM-0545PM Patterson,Christopher J AB386,FL,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 30221 1 Lecture 40/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,John L AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 100C Section 02 30112 1 Lecture 40/0 MW MND3013 0430PM-0545PM Stitt,Carmen HY
02 book for COMS 100C Section 02 30112 1 Lecture 40/0 MW WEBONLINE 0430PM-0545PM Stitt,Carmen HY
03 book for COMS 100C Section 03 30113 1 Lecture 40/1 WEBONLINE - Williams,John L AB386,FL
04 book for COMS 100C Section 04 30288 1 Lecture 40/2 WEBONLINE - Omori,Kikuko AB386,FL
06 book for COMS 100C Section 06 37616 1 Lecture 40/16 WEBONLINE - Stitt,Carmen FL

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 36063 1 Lecture 40/13 MW MND2003 0130PM-0245PM Bonilla,Diego

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 30130 1 Discussion 30/0 MW CLV123 0130PM-0245PM Gooley-Carson,Aryana
Stead,Joni
03 book for COMS 105 Section 03 30132 1 Discussion 30/4 M BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Johnson,Samuel D
04 book for COMS 105 Section 04 30147 1 Discussion 30/4 TR RVR1012 1200PM-0115PM Kirchner,Scott D
05 book for COMS 105 Section 05 30229 1 Discussion 30/2 TR RVR1012 1030AM-1145AM Kirchner,Scott D

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 30133 1 Lecture 28/0 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Bonilla,Diego AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 106 Section 02 31051 1 Lecture 28/0 MW WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Bonilla,Diego AB386,FL
03 book for COMS 106 Section 03 30301 1 Lecture 28/0 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Bonilla,Diego AB386,FL

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 30111 1 Discussion 5/0 T MRP1012 1200PM-0115PM Paulson,Anton
01 book for COMS 108 Section 01 30111 1 Discussion 5/0 R WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Paulson,Anton
02 book for COMS 108 Section 02 31348 1 Discussion 5/0 MW AMD250 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 30189 1 Practicum 20/13 TR MND4007 0300PM-0545PM Anderson,Jared
01 book for COMS 111 Section 01 30189 1 Practicum 20/13 TR MND3002 0300PM-0545PM Anderson,Jared

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 30244 1 Lecture 80/14 TR MND1003 0300PM-0415PM Maben,Christopher J

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 30123 1 Discussion 40/0 TR CLV141 0130PM-0245PM Omori,Kikuko
02 book for COMS 116 Section 02 30124 1 Discussion 40/4 TR EUR102 0300PM-0415PM Omori,Kikuko

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 30230 1 Lecture 40/0 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Howard,Timothy L AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 118 Section 02 30237 1 Lecture 40/4 T WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Hong,Cheng HY
02 book for COMS 118 Section 02 30237 1 Lecture 40/4 R MND4000 1200PM-0115PM Hong,Cheng HY
03 book for COMS 118 Section 03 30272 1 Lecture 40/0 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Howard,Timothy L AB386,FL

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 30226 1 Discussion 35/4 TR CLV123 0300PM-0415PM Knifong,Donna C
02 book for COMS 119 Section 02 30137 1 Discussion 35/3 T MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Knifong,Donna C

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 30141 1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Poeppelman,Timi L AB386,FL

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 30188 1 Discussion 20/0 WEBONLINE - Pritchard,Ryan K AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 121 Section 02 31325 1 Discussion 20/1 R MND4000 0600PM-0850PM Stark,Jenny E

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 31026 1 Discussion 22/13 TR MND1026 0900AM-1015AM Ray,Robert Alan
02 book for COMS 123 Section 02 31027 1 Discussion 22/4 TR MND1026 1030AM-1145AM Ray,Robert Alan
03 book for COMS 123 Section 03 36064 1 Discussion 22/3 TR WEBONLINE 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 30273 1 Discussion 17/0 M MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Barnes,Ben
02 book for COMS 124 Section 02 30303 1 Discussion 8/0 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 30297 1 Discussion 30/3 M LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Kasic,Kathryn E HY
01 book for COMS 127 Section 01 30297 1 Discussion 30/3 WEBONLINE - Kasic,Kathryn E HY
02 book for COMS 127 Section 02 30298 1 Laboratory 30/3 TBAARR - Kasic,Kathryn E HY

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 31373 1 Discussion 10/4 W LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Janos,Daniel J
02 book for COMS 128 Section 02 31374 1 Laboratory 10/4 LIB58B - Janos,Daniel J
03 book for COMS 128 Section 03 31375 1 Discussion 10/1 W LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM Janos,Daniel J
04 book for COMS 128 Section 04 31376 1 Laboratory 10/1 LIB58B - Janos,Daniel J

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 30198 1 Discussion 10/0 T LIB58B 0900AM-1150AM Kasic,Kathryn E
02 book for COMS 130 Section 02 30199 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 30258 1 Lecture 30/0 T LIB58B 0100PM-0350PM Buss,Steven 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 30245 1 Lecture 14/0 R MND3006 0900AM-1150AM Herzig,Mark

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 30283 1 Lecture 40/5 R LIB58B 0100PM-0350PM Buss,Steven E

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 30246 1 Lecture 40/1 TR CLV123 0130PM-0245PM Pritchard,Ryan K
02 book for COMS 143 Section 02 30280 1 Lecture 40/12 MW CLV145 0430PM-0545PM Sanger,Pamela C

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 30139 1 Lecture 40/0 WEBONLINE - Gale,Elaine AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 145 Section 02 30196 1 Lecture 40/15 MW MND4004 1200PM-0115PM Sanger,Pamela C
03 book for COMS 145 Section 03 30253 1 Lecture 40/1 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 30115 1 Lecture 40/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Taylor,Don AB386,FL

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 30247 1 Lecture 45/1 WEBONLINE - Gardner,Rebecca A AB386,FL,GE AREA D
02 book for COMS 152 Section 02 30271 1 Lecture 45/2 WEBONLINE - Gardner,Rebecca A AB386,FL,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 30136 1 Discussion 11/2 WEBONLINE - Gardner,Rebecca A AB386,FL

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 30216 1 Activity 7/2 MW MRP1007 0100PM-0350PM Williams,Peter

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
02 book for COMS 158 Section 02 30275 1 Lecture 35/0 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Howard,Timothy L AB386,FL

COMS 161 - Health Communication (3 Units)

Communication principles and techniques as they apply to the many facets of health care, health education and promotion, and research in health communication. Emphasis on understanding and improving communication among health professionals, and between health professionals and clients. Explores the rapidly emerging field of health communication. Selected concepts and theories of human communication are directly applied to communication problems and situations in health care settings through the use of case studies. In addition, pertinent research that helps explain human interaction in health care is incorporated through readings and discussions.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 161 Section 01 30257 1 Lecture 40/0 MW WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Caselli,Nancy A AB386,FL

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 30302 1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 164 Section 02 36065 1 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A AB386,FL

COMS 165 - Communication+Religion (3 Units)

Examines the history, development and present state of religious communication. Discussion of the limits and challenges communication theories face when confronted with situations requiring them to describe the indescribable. Emphasis upon the communication methods in a religious context as well as the communication strategies, limits, and possibilities that are revealed in what is arguably the most extreme of communication situations: the intersection of religion and words.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 165 Section 01 30296 1 Lecture 25/1 W MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Williams,Mark A HY

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 30222 1 Discussion 35/6 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A AB386,FL
02 book for COMS 166 Section 02 31281 1 Discussion 35/3 TR MND1022 1030AM-1145AM Maben,Christopher J

COMS 168 - Approaches To Rhet Critic (3 Units)

Analyzes rhetorical events, using a variety of critical perspectives. Current issues on criticism's function and the critic's role. 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 168 Section 01 30138 1 Discussion 25/15 TR BRH101 0130PM-0245PM Terry,Andrea J

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 30114 1 Seminar 25/10 T MND1030 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 30122 1 Discussion 30/20 TR MND3013 0730AM-0845AM Molitor,Fred

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 30116 1 Discussion 30/0 TR KDM145 0300PM-0415PM Winters,Frances A
02 book for COMS 171 Section 02 30238 1 Discussion 30/1 T WEBONLINE 1030AM-1145AM Hong,Cheng HY,R,S,SVC LRN
02 book for COMS 171 Section 02 30238 1 Discussion 30/1 R MND3009 1030AM-1145AM Hong,Cheng HY,R,S,SVC LRN
03 book for COMS 171 Section 03 30290 1 Discussion 30/0 T WEBONLINE 0130PM-0245PM Winters,Frances A HY
03 book for COMS 171 Section 03 30290 1 Discussion 30/0 R MND1022 0130PM-0245PM Winters,Frances A HY

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 30254 1 Discussion 30/3 TR MND1020 0900AM-1015AM Molitor,Fred

COMS 173 - Comm,Language+Culture (3 Units)

Cross-cultural exploration of communication and social interaction; relationship between language and society; cross-cultural implications of values embedded in message production, transmission, and interpretation; studies of how language influences perception and organization of social reality; linguistics, information and message transmission.

Note: Restricted to junior and above or instructor permission.

Prerequisite: COMS 100A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 173 Section 01 30239 1 Discussion 25/12 MWF MND1026 0900AM-0950AM Cochran,Miles

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 30190 1 Seminar 25/0 R BRH101 0600PM-0850PM Winters,Frances A
02 book for COMS 180 Section 02 30281 1 Seminar 25/1 MW WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Caselli,Nancy A AB386,FL

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 30241 1 Seminar 25/7 MW MND1026 0130PM-0245PM Sanger,Pamela C
02 book for COMS 181 Section 02 30289 1 Seminar 25/11 TR SHS143 0130PM-0245PM Caselli,Nancy A
03 book for COMS 181 Section 03 31182 1 Seminar 25/7 TR BRH101 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 30135 1 Seminar 25/0 TR MND1026 0730AM-0845AM Winters,Frances A
02 book for COMS 182 Section 02 31157 1 Seminar 25/3 R MND1030 0600PM-0850PM DeVere,Daniel J

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 30140 1 Seminar 25/6 W MND1020 0600PM-0850PM Molitor,Fred

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 30148 1 Independent Study 18/0 M LIB58B 0130PM-0420PM 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 30284 1 Seminar 30/0 MW WEBONLINE 1200PM-0115PM Stitt,Carmen AB386,FL

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 30259 1 Seminar 25/14 MW MND1020 0900AM-1015AM Ray,Robert Alan
02 book for COMS 187 Section 02 30260 1 Seminar 25/0 MW EUR320 1030AM-1145AM 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 30231 1 Seminar 25/0 MW MND4004 0130PM-0245PM Gorgevich,Kristina R

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 30185 1 Independent Study 40/38 TBAARR - Vanairsdale,Stu

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 30186 1 Independent Study 50/32 TBAARR - Vanairsdale,Stu 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 30187 1 Independent Study 5/0 TR TBAARR 0300PM-0415PM Ludwig,Mark
** Meets 02/08/2022 to 03/17/2022 **
02 book for COMS 199 Section 02 30276 1 Independent Study 5/2 - Ludwig,Mark
03 book for COMS 199 Section 03 30277 1 Independent Study 5/2 TBAARR - Irwin,Jacqueline A
04 book for COMS 199 Section 04 30278 1 Independent Study 5/2 - Howard,Timothy L
05 book for COMS 199 Section 05 30279 1 Independent Study 5/4 - Howard,Timothy L
06 book for COMS 199 Section 06 30294 1 Independent Study 5/4 - Stark,Jenny E
07 book for COMS 199 Section 07 30295 1 Independent Study 5/4 - Janos,Daniel J

COMS 200B - Intro To Grad--Paradigm/Method (1 Units)

This course is an introduction and orientation to advanced research in Communication Studies, specifically focused on disciplinary paradigms and research methods. During this course, students will gain familiarity with the: culture and expectations of graduate study, various paradigms that underpin communication research, and the numerous methods used to research communication across various contexts, including quantitative, qualitative, critical. Students consider ways to successfully integrate into the communication discipline through a variety of class discussions, readings, and activities.

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 200B Section 01 36540 1 Seminar 30/3 R MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Foss-Snowden,Michele S
** Meets 01/24/2022 to 02/25/2022 **

COMS 204 - Rhetorical Criticism (3 Units)

Intensive examination of the methods used by rhetorical critics to define, explicate, and understand both how meaning occurs in texts as well as the scope and mechanisms of meaning that influence public life. A major critical paper is prepared by each student.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 204 Section 01 36541 1 Seminar 15/0 M MND1024 0600PM-0850PM Williams,Mark A HY

COMS 207 - Relational Communication (3 Units)

This seminar explores communication concepts, theories, and methods used to understand a broad array of relationship types. Relational communication within interpersonal, professional, romantic, family, and friendship interactions will be investigated. Includes an exploration of germinal and current quantitative, qualitative, and critical research regarding relational communication. As a part of the culminating experience, students will develop a research project examining a relational communication topic of their choice (e.g., relationship stages, support, conflict, social networks, and competence).

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 207 Section 01 36874 1 Seminar 15/5 T MND3003 0400PM-0650PM Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 214 - Health Communication (3 Units)

Rigorous survey of how health messages impact individuals, communities, and mass audiences. The course includes an analysis of health communication theories, an overview of how health communication plays a role in individual, social, and macro-levels of society, and an evaluation of intentional and unintentional media effects on health beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 214 Section 01 36542 1 Seminar 12/0 M MND4005 0600PM-0850PM Ludwig,Mark
Stitt,Carmen
02 book for COMS 214 Section 02 36573 1 Seminar 3/1 M WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Ludwig,Mark
Stitt,Carmen
OL

COMS 230 - Computer-Mediated Communicatn (3 Units)

Instruction and analysis of human and social Computer-Mediated Communications. Covers from how digital media affects representation and narrative to research on current uses of the Internet and the theoretical frameworks applied to summarize it. Includes a component of Computer Literacy that will help students understand Computer-Mediated Communication and use online collaborative tools efficiently. No previous computer knowledge is required.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 230 Section 01 36544 1 Seminar 15/0 W MND1032 0600PM-0850PM Omori,Kikuko HY

COMS 295 - Apprenticeship in Comm Studies (1-3 Units)

Directed experience in research or teaching using an apprenticeship model. Students will work with faculty members to assist with teaching or research. Faculty and Graduate Committee approval required prior to enrollment.

Note: Faculty and Graduate Committee approval required prior to enrollment

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 295 Section 01 37693 1 Independent Study 30/29 - Flores,Carlos A
02 book for COMS 295 Section 02 37704 1 Independent Study 30/29 - Foss-Snowden,Michele S

COMS 296A - Communication Research Methods (1 Units)

This one-unit module provides an in-depth look at a particular communication research method or data analysis technique. Content varies.

Note: 1 unit, repeatable.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for COMS 296A Section 01 37617 1 Lecture 15/5 R MND1022 0400PM-0650PM Aguilar,Kimberly N
** Meets 02/28/2022 to 04/15/2022 **

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 36546 1 Lecture 15/0 R MND1022 0600PM-0850PM Foss-Snowden,Michele S
** Meets 04/18/2022 to 05/20/2022 **

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 30291 1 Thesis Research 5/2 - Aguilar,Kimberly N

COMS 299 - Independent Study (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading open to students wishing to attempt independent work and research. 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 31406 1 Independent Study 5/3 - Terry,Andrea J
02 book for COMS 299 Section 02 37443 1 Independent Study 99/98 - Aguilar,Kimberly N

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 30218 1 Thesis Research 5/4 - Aguilar,Kimberly N

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Class Attribute Codes

A1 - Oral Communication (A1)

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

AB386 - On Line

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

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

OL - Online

R - Required Service Learning Course

S - Service Learning Course

SVC LRN - Service Learning Course

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)