Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Communication Studies - Summer2022

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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 50118 6W1 Lecture 25/5 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-1250PM Maben,Christopher J FL
** Meets 06/01/2022 to 07/06/2022 **

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 50025 6W1 Discussion 25/0 WEBONLINE - Flores,Carlos A FL,WI
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 07/10/2022 **
02 book for COMS 100B Section 02 50781 6W1 Discussion 25/3 WEBONLINE - Terry,Andrea J FL,WI
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 07/10/2022 **

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 50041 6W2 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Stitt,Carmen FL
** Meets 07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50037 6W2 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Stark,Jenny E E,FL
** Meets 07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50040 6W2 Lecture 25/1 WEBONLINE - Malvini Redden,Shawna FL
** Meets 07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50035 6W1 Lecture 25/0 WEBONLINE - Ludwig,Mark FL,GE AREA D
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 07/10/2022 **

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 50033 6W1 Lecture 22/0 TR WEBONLINE 0630PM-1000PM Howard,Timothy L FL
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 07/07/2022 **

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 50038 6W2 Discussion 25/2 WEBONLINE - Irwin,Jacqueline A FL
** Meets 07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50042 6W2 Discussion 25/1 WEBONLINE - Omori,Kikuko FL
** Meets 07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50852 SNS Independent Study 99/98 TBAARR - Ludwig,Mark
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50143 SNS Independent Study 10/9 WEBONLINE - Ludwig,Mark FL,I
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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 50142 SNS Independent Study 10/10 TBAARR - Ludwig,Mark FL
** Meets 05/31/2022 to 08/21/2022 **

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Class Attribute Codes

E - Understanding Personal Development (E)

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

GE AREA D - GE AREA D

I - Service Learning Internship

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

6W1 - Six Week - First (05/31/2022 to 07/10/2022)

6W2 - Six Week - Second (07/11/2022 to 08/21/2022)

SNS - Self Support Nonstandard Dates (05/31/2022 to 08/21/2022)