Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

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Minor Credit Hours: 18

The Human Communication major is designed for the student who seeks to develop oral communication skills, to learn to organize and present ideas clearly and concisely, and to improve interpersonal relationships through a formal study of the communication process. This major is excellent preparation for a career in public relations, sales, politics or business or as a pre-law program. The major provides opportunities for students to engage in activities that promote skills in conflict management, team building, giving and receiving praise/criticism, development of various types of relationships in business and personal life, entering and fitting into organizations, leadership and influence.
10-112 Introduction to Human Communication (3)
10-211 Interpersonal Communication (3)
10-216 Small Group Communication (3)
10-349 Organizational Communication (3)


(6) hours from the following:
10-260 Business and Professional Speaking (3)
10-350 Intercultural Communication (3)
10-360 Advanced Public Speaking (3)
10-431 Rhetorical Backgrounds of Communication (3)
10-461 Persuasion Theory and Campaigns (3)
10-470 Seminar in Rhetoric and Communication (1-4)
10-498 Internship (3)