Skip to main content

Communication

These courses are listed for information purposes only.
Please do not take classes without speaking with your advisor.


CO 3803 Principles of Public Relations
(Prerequisite: CO 1403 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. The role and origin of public relations in society, the identification and influence of publics, and applications of public relations principles to campaigns and organizations.


CO 3813 PR Case Problems
(Prerequisite: CO 3803) Three hours lecture. The written analysis, presentation, and group discussion of specific and hypothetical cases using public relations theory as a base.


CO 3833 Interviewing
(Prerequisite: CO 1223) Three hours lecture. The communicative processes and adjustments necessary in preparing, organizing, wording, and participating in various types of interviews from both the interviewer and the interviewee perspectives.


CO 4253 Elements of Persuasion
(Prerequisite: CO 1223) Three hours lecture. A study of the motivation of audiences and techniques of persuasive campaigns and communications. [This course satisfies the Jr./Sr. Writing requirement in this concentration area.]

Sample Syllabus


CO 4313 Mass Media Law
(Prerequisite: Junior standing) Three hours lecture. Study and analysis of laws and regulations significantly affecting newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, and broadcasting in America.


CO 4323 Mass Media Society
(Prerequisite: Junior standing) Three hours lecture. The effects of mass communication on social and cultural institutions.


CO 4433 Television Criticism
(Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher) Three hour lecture. Methods of television criticism.


The semesters in which these courses are offered are subject to change. The departments control when the courses will be available.