Course Descriptions

Communication Studies

COMM 445 Gender Communication (3)

Diane Keeling

keeling@SanDiego.edu

CRN 105 Limit 20
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-Th
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
KIPJ-214

This course provides an overview of the relevant research on gender issues and the construction of gender through mediated forms. Communicator styles of women and men are discussed. Attitudes and beliefs concerning female and male cultural stereotypes as they are manifested through communication are investigated. It is recommended that students complete COMM 101 and COMM 130 before enrolling in this course. Course may be offered to fulfill the core upper division writing requirement. Check the Schedule of Classes. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.

COMM 463 Communication and Sports (3)

David Sullivan

sully@SanDiego.edu

CRN 106 Limit 20
6-week Mid Session (6/25 - 8/3)
M-Th (& Fri., 6/29) 
10:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
KIPJ-219

This course examines the numerous aspects of communication and sports in the U.S., where many of the global trends and developments in sports communication have occurred. Drawing perspectives from popular criticism and scholarly research, the course surveys the development of sports media, the coverage and business of sports media, sports media audiences and fanship, and contemporary issues in sports media, the overage and business of sports communication, sports media audiences and fanship, and contemporary issues in sports communication. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 11.

 

COMM 480 Advanced Topics in International Media (3)

Antonieta Mercado

antonietamercado@SanDiego.edu

CRN 107 Limit 20
3-week Post Session (8/6 – 8/24)
M-Th  
9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
KIPJ-220

This upper division elective provides students an opportunity for an in-depth analysis and examination of media systems in a particular region of the world and/or transnational connections around a particular international cultural practice. Topics will vary according to the instructor and interest. General themes may include Latin American Media Systems, British Media Systems, Asian Cinema or Global Youth Culture. Course may be repeated as topics vary. It is recommended that students complete COMM 130 and COMM 380 before enrolling in this course. Course may be offered to fulfill the core upper division writing requirement. Check the Schedule of Classes. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 23.

COMM 298 Field Experience (0.5)

Greg Ghio

gghio@SanDiego.edu

CRN 377 Limit 10
12-week Session (6/4 - 8/24)

The course offers students credit for participating in a professional communication related field or taking a short course related to professional communication skills. It is appropriate for students who are interested in learning new skills and gaining professional experience to complement their coursework. To qualify, students must have completed at least one lower division communication course and be a Communication Studies major. This course is offered Pass/Fail.

COMM 498 Internship (2)

Greg Ghio

gghio@SanDiego.edu

CRN 375 Limit 5
12-week Session (6/4 - 8/24)

Prerequisites:COMM 300 (Can be taken Concurrently)
An experiential education course in which students participate as interns in either radio or television, public relations, advertising, or some facet of organizational communication. Open only to communication studies majors or minors of second-semester junior status or higher. No more than 3 internship units may be applied toward the major or minor. Students should consult the communication studies. Internship Director or go to www.sandiego.edu/commstudies/interns for details about enrollment and qualification.

COMM 498 Internship (3)

Greg Ghio

gghio@SanDiego.edu

CRN 376 Limit 5
12-week Session (6/4 - 8/24)

Prerequisites:COMM 300 (Can be taken Concurrently)
An experiential education course in which students participate as interns in either radio or television, public relations, advertising, or some facet of organizational communication. Open only to communication studies majors or minors of second-semester junior status or higher. No more than 3 internship units may be applied toward the major or minor. Students should consult the communication studies. Internship Director or go to www.sandiego.edu/commstudies/interns for details about enrollment and qualification.