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Communication Matters

8 credits for 15 students.

This FIG is for anyone who is interested in exploring the fields of Communication, Journalism, Media, or for someone who just wants to practice and learn more about ways people speak to one another. It is also good choice for students who are Exploratory/Undeclared! Students will take courses in Communication and practice speaking and critical thinking. This FIG also includes a course that will help you to explore your options for majors, graduate programs, and careers in the wide-ranging field of Communication and in other fields of students’ interest.

COMM 105-F29 Survey of Human Communication 3 Cr. MWF 12:00-12:50pm Wilson, L.
Various communication theories and applications. Topics: human and interpersonal communication, small group decision-making, public communication and the role of communication in professional settings. Satisfies General Education SA requirement.

COMM 108-F29 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 Cr. TuTh 12:30-1:45pm Blank, T.
Explores how historical contexts and current processes shape mass media as a part of American culture. Emphasizes critical thinking and oral communication exercises. NOTE: Counts as Mass Communication credit. Satisfies General Education FS requirement.

FY 100-F29 @Major & Career Exploration 1 Cr. M 4:15-5:30pm STAFF
This course allows students to explore major and career interests and skills, research occupational and graduate school information and set objectives. The course is appropriate for any student who is uncertain about his or her major or career path.