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Course Code: COMM101 Course ID: 4920 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is an introduction to communication studies, the broad areas of communication (interpersonal, oral, electronic, mass media, etc.), and artifacts. This course will familiarize students with the scope, basic terminology, and major career fields in Communication areas. Course topics include: communication, interpersonal communication, communication in groups and organizations, mass communication, media, digital communications, advertising, public relations, promotion management, digital communications and media, fund-raising management, writing, and teaching.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
CO1: Explain the importance of communication in today’s diverse and multifaceted world.
CO2: Analyze difficult topics such as truth-telling and communication ethics.
CO3: Describe verbal and non-verbal communications in work and non-work situations.
CO4: Explain why interpersonal communication and cultural understanding of communication is important for successful communication.
CO5: Examine the importance of public speaking and group and leadership communication.
CO6: Examine how technology has changed communication and how communication will change in the future.
CO7: Create messages and products that will clearly communicate a message to a diverse and multifaceted audience.
CO8: Describe potential communication career options.
|Week 1 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 2 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 3 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 4 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 5 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 6 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 7 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 8 Forum||5.00 %|
|Week 2 Assignment: Assess Styles and Strengths||13.33 %|
|Week 4 Assignment: Write a News Release||13.33 %|
|Week 8 Assignment: Communication Career Presentation||13.33 %|
|Week 2 Quiz||10.00 %|
|Week 7 Quiz||10.00 %|
|Book Title:||More Than Words: An Introduction to Communication - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Book Title:||Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom|
Not current for future courses.