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COMM 31100 - Theories of Human Communication

Course Credit: 1
THEORIES OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION The goal of this advanced course is to provide students with in-depth knowledge of theories of communication in order to provide a more coherent understanding of Communication Studies as a discipline. Course topics include, but are not limited to, theories of signs and language; speech act theory; theories of message production; theories of message reception and processing; symbolic interactionism, dramatism, and narrative; theories of social and cultural reality; theories of experience and interpretation; critical theories. Prerequisite(s): COMM-11100 with Minimum grade of C- and two 200-level COMM courses; or permission of instructor. Annually. Prerequisite(s): COMM-11100 and 2 courses from the categories of Human Dynamics, Rhetorical Studies, or Media Studies with each course representing a different category; or permission of instructor Annually.