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COMM 363 Introduction to Communication Theory

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ENGWR 101

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID COMM 180

This course will introduce the student to the symbolic process of human communication through the study of basic communication models, fundamental theory, and relevant research findings. Emphasis will be placed on achieving an understanding of the communication process, and the process through which researchers in the field add to their existing body of knowledge. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

DEFINE, IDENTIFY, EXPLAIN AND APPLY VARIOUS THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ASSOCIATED WITH THE STUDY OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION (SLO #1).