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2014-15 Catalog

COMM - COMMUNICATION

COMM A111: Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with minimum grade of C or PRPE A108 with minimum grade of C or ENGL A111 or ENGL A211 or ENGL A212 or ENGL A213 or ENGL A214 or [Accuplacer-Reading Comp with score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with score of 090] or Enhanced ACT English with score of 22 or Original ACT English with score of 22 or ACT English with score of 22 or SAT Critical Reading Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal with score of 530 or [COMPASS E-Write (1-12 scale) with score of 10 and COMPASS Reading Skills with score of 75].
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English Placement Test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or PRPE A108 prerequisite.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Oral Communication Requirement.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in ENGL A111 or have already completed ENGL A111 are qualified for this course.
Survey of communication principles, theories, and skills including interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking. Students develop oral communication skills through practice in a variety of individual activities, group activities, and individual and group presentations. 

COMM A237: Interpersonal Communication (3 CR)

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Course Attributes: UAA GER Oral Communication Requirement.
Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with minimum grade of C or PRPE A108 with minimum grade of C or ENGL A111 or ENGL A211 or ENGL A212 or ENGL A213 or ENGL A214 or [Accuplacer-Reading Comp with score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with score of 090] or Enhanced ACT English with score of 22 or Original ACT English with score of 22 or ACT English with score of 22 or SAT Critical Reading Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal with score of 530 or [COMPASS E-Write (1-12 scale) with score of 10 and COMPASS Reading Skills with score of 75].
Registration Restrictions: Appropriate test score on English Placement Test, SAT Verbal Section, or ACT English Test will waive the ENGL A109 or PRPE A108 prerequisite.
Special Fees. Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in ENGL A111 or have already completed ENGL A11 are qualified for this course.
Study of theories and skills related to dyadic communication and the variables which affect it, including conflict, culture, gender, and rules in both personal and professional contexts. Students will develop oral communication skills designed to improve communication in relationships by engaging in a variety of individual exercises, individual presentations, and group activities. 

COMM A241: Public Speaking (3 CR) 

Contact Hours: 3 + 0
Prerequisites: ENGL A109 with minimum grade of C or PRPE A108 with minimum grade of C or ENGL A111 or ENGL A211 or ENGL A212 or ENGL A213 or ENGL A214 or [Accuplacer-Reading Comp with score of 080 and Accuplacer-Sentence Skills with score of 090] or Enhanced ACT English with score of 22 or Original ACT English with score of 22 or ACT English with score of 22 or SAT Critical Reading Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal Score with score of 530 or SAT Verbal with score of 530 or [COMPASS E-Write (1-12 scale) with score of 10 and COMPASS
Reading Skills with score of 75].
Prerequisite.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Oral Communication Requirement.
Special Fees.
Special Note: Students who qualify for placement in ENGL A111 or have already completed ENGL A111 are qualified for this course.
Study of theories and skills applicable to informative, persuasive, and special occasion platform speaking. Emphasis on effective selection, organization, and presentation of material to diverse audiences across diverse settings. Students will develop oral communication skills by engaging in a variety of exercises and individual presentations.

 

 

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