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Course Descriptions

Communication Studies

COMM 203 Public Speaking (3)

Eric Pierson

epierson@sandiego.edu 

CRN 58 Limit 15
6-week Mid Session (6/26 – 8/4)
MW
1 – 4:15 p.m.
KIPJ-215

An introduction to several forms of public communication. Emphasis is placed on the development and practice of public speaking about salient political, cultural, and social issues. Students are taught an audience-sensitive approach to the invention, arrangement, and delivery of public messages. Fulfills a core curriculum requirement in the social sciences .Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, June 12.

COMM 298 Field Experience (0.5)

Greg Ghio

gghio@sandiego.edu

CRN 63 Limit 15
12-week Session (6/5 – 8/25)

Students should consult the communication studies Internship Director for information and approval to enroll in this section.

COMM 330W Media Process and Effects (3)

Bradley Bond

bond@sandiego.edu

CRN 59 Limit 20
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F 
9 - 11:40 a.m.
OH-226

Prerequisites: COMM 130
This course examines the process of media production and the theories related to the effects media have on audiences. A historical approach is used to analyze and explain the development of the field of mass communication. Other topics include the functions media perform for individuals and society. Analysis and application of media theory is emphasized.  Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.

COMM 455 Interviewing and Negotiating Principles and Practices (3)

Leeva Chung

leeva@sandiego.edu

CRN 57  Limit 25
3-week Pre Session (6/5 – 6/23)
M-F                
1 – 3:40 p.m.              
KIPJ-220A                                           

Prerequisites: COMM 101
This course is an examination of methods and techniques applicable to a variety of interviews and negotiations. Students prepare, participate in, and critique employment, journalistic, and appraisal interviews. Students also learn techniques and principles of negotiating, including alternative dispute resolution, distributive bargaining, and principled negotiations. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 15.

COMM 498 Internship (3)

Greg Ghio

gghio@sandiego.edu

CRN 64 Limit 15
12-week Session (6/5 – 8/25)

Prerequisite: 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 http://www.sandiego.edu/cas/commstudies/internships/ for details about enrollment and qualification.

Contact Information

Summer and Intersession Office
Founders Hall 117
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-2742
Fax: (619) 260-2393
sio@sandiego.edu

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.