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COMM101 - Introduction to Communication

Course Details

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.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
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 %
Forums 40.00 %
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 %
Assignments 40.00 %
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 %
Assignments 40.00 %
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 %
Quizzes 20.00 %
Week 7 Quiz 10.00 %
Week 2 Quiz 10.00 %
Quizzes 20.00 %
Week 7 Quiz 10.00 %
Week 2 Quiz 10.00 %
Book Title: Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom
Author:
Publication Info: umn.edu
ISBN: COMM101-N/A

Book Title:Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom
ISBN:COMM101-N/A
Publication Info:umn.edu

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.