CMST& 101 5 credits
Introduction to Communication
Introduction to the history, theory and practice of human communication. Development of effective communication skills for use in a variety of contexts, including, but not limited to: intrapersonal, interpersonal, intercultural, small group, relationships, workplace/organizational settings and new technology.
CMST 130 5 credits
Survey of Digital Communications
Introduces students to digital communications, with an emphasis on the social impact of new media. Students explore emerging technologies and study their application in a variety of environments. Empowers students to critically analyze and create basic digital projects, while learning how to be responsible digital citizens. Prerequisites: ENGL 097 equivalency or higher.
CMST& 210 5 credits
Principles, processes and practices of interpersonal communication related to motivation, knowledge and skills to appropriately and effectively communicate in given interpersonal situations. Focus is on perception of self-concept and others, including diversity, verbal and non-verbal cues, and strategies for understanding and improving interpersonal relationship dynamics. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in ENGL 097 or higher; successful completion of ENGL& 101 highly recommended.
CMST& 220 5 credits
Preparation and delivery of speeches to a public audience. Focus is on the improvement of one's communication skills through topic choice, research, organization and outlining of content; use of voice, body and self-confidence. Other areas covered are audience listening skills and speaker evaluations. Prerequisites: ENGL 097 equivalency or higher.