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Communications Online Courses

COMM 1100: Human Communications

3-0-3. Prerequisite: none

Human Communication is an introductory general-education course for all GHC students and students in the Communication pathway focused on the fundamental components of the human communication process, emphasizing selected concepts, methods, and practice in one-on-one, small group, and presentational settings. This class covers such areas as information gathering, perception, message design, audience considerations, verbal/nonverbal approaches, discussion/delivery strategies, critical analysis, and related media technology support resources. Includes student speaking assignments.

COMM 2230 Introduction to Mass Media

3-0-3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 or consent of instructor

A survey of the mass media and its impact on society. This introductory course examines theories and practices of mass communication in a variety of contexts including but not limited to radio, television, magazines, newspapers, the Internet, citizen media and social media. Topics also include ethical, moral, legal, gender, and minority issues. This is a foundation course for students pursuing careers in communication and journalism, including print/broadcast media, public relations, sales and marketing, advertising, digital media and corporate communications.

Students receive credit toward graduation for only one of the following courses COMM 1101, COMM 2230.

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