Communication Studies (CMM)

CMM 501 Organization Communicatn3 Credit hours   

Investigation of information flow in organizations with emphasis on identifying communication problems.

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CMM 502 Rhetorical Theory3 Credit hours   

An exploration of theories of rhetoric from the Greek philosophers to the present. This course will examine the strategic use of symbols in persuasive discourse.

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CMM 504 Rhetorical Comm Criticism3 Credit hours   

An examination of the construction of rhetorical texts and the effects they produce.

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CMM 506 Interviewing3 Credit hours   

Skill development in the question-answer-response process as it applies to a variety of interiewing situations.

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CMM 508 Leadership & Group Comm3 Credit hours   

A study of the variables affecting, and affected by, the communication process in small groups, with particular em- phasis upon leadership variables.

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CMM 509 Theory Persuasion Change3 Credit hours   

Study of the relationship between persuasion and social change, including theories of attitude and behavioral change and contemporary theories of persuasion.

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CMM 511 Communication Std & Res3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the advanced study of theory and research areas with emphasis on communication research methods and reporting.

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CMM 513 Theories of Interpersonal Comm3 Credit hours   

A survey and analysis of theories related to interpersonal communication in relationships. Emphasis is on the communication processes and contingencies underlying relationship development, maintenance, and disengagement in various interpersonal contexts.

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CMM 521 Gender and Communication3 Credit hours   

An exploration of gender as an organizing principle for communication.

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CMM 550 Direction Speech Activity3 Credit hours   

Direction of extra-curricular speech activities-assemblies, forensic events, etc.

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CMM 556 Computer-Mediated Comm3 Credit hours   

This course explores the impact of computer-mediated communication on human organization.

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CMM 576 Communication for Cls Tch3 Credit hours   

Knowledge and utilization of interpersonal communication skills in all teaching-learning environment.

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CMM 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 601 Prob & Meth Com Research3 Credit hours   

An introduction to graduate studies, including clinical and research applications; quantitative and qualitative research methodology; critical analysis of clinical instruments and research literature.

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CMM 602 Comm Consult Strategies3 Credit hours   

An in-depth analysis of diagnostic and intervention strate- gies employed by communication consultants. Strategies in- clude communication network analysis, communication process observation and consultation, communication role and norm negotiation, and team building.

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CMM 603 Nonverbal Communication3 Credit hours   

This course examines the major dimensions of study in nonverbal communication, and the functions and effects of nonverbal messages.

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CMM 605 Qual Research Methods3 Credit hours   

This course provides an introduction to qualitative research methods and their application in communication studies.

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CMM 606 Study Communication Thry3 Credit hours   

An extensive investigation into the major concepts of con- temporary communication theory.

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CMM 620 Communication & Conflict3 Credit hours   

An exploration of the theory, research, and practice of communication in understanding and negotiating interpersonal conflict.

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CMM 650 Leaders/Movements Com Ed3 Credit hours   

The study of speech-communication education from the time of the Greeks to the present, with emphasis upon the evolution of communication education to meet the needs of contemporary society.

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CMM 656 Seminar in Public Com3 Credit hours   
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CMM 670 Interpersonal Health Comm3 Credit hours   

Explores communication demands of human healthcare and healthcare promotion; examines communication controversies in the modern healthcare system, and examines communication strategies to resolve healthcare problems.

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CMM 671 Health Comm Campaigns3 Credit hours   

Examines communication processes that influence human behavior and public policy through health promotion campaigns, including theories and practices of health behavior change and designing, implementing, and evaluating health communication interventions.

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CMM 673 Sem Interpersonal Comm3 Credit hours   

Intensive treatment of principles and processes underlying dyadic communication. Designed to enable the student to diagnose and intervene to resolve communication problems.

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CMM 674 Seminar Comm Pedagogy3 Credit hours   

Primarily for graduate teaching assistants to develop instructional skills of preparation, presentation and evalu- ation; to understand instructor duties and requirements, and to exemplify interpersonal skills in dealing with students.

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CMM 675 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CMM 676 Seminar1-3 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CMM 677 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CMM 678 Special Topics1-3 Credit hours   

Program of study not normally covered in other courses. Topics vary from semester to semester.

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CMM 680 Grantwriting-Nonprofits3 Credit hours   

Provides a communication framework for analyzing a nonprofit agency; reviews the steps in grantwriting; matches the needs of the nonprofit organization with the grantfunder; and syntheses the material required to write a successful grant.

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CMM 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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CMM 685 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 686 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 687 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 688 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

PR: Permission of chair.

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CMM 689 Internship1-3 Credit hours   

Supervised work experience in communication. (PR: Permission of Department Chair)

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