Communication and Media Studies 635

COMS 635: Contemporary Issues in Corporate and Professional Communication

Prerequisites: Graduate standing

Credit Hour: (3)

A study of the current issues in corporate and professional communication. Topics to be announced.


Detailed Description of Content of the Course

Topics and units of information for this course will vary given the specific instructor and the issues to be covered. Sample topics might be 1) the role of communication technology in the corporate and professional context; 2) communication issues in corporate training and development; 3) ethnic diversity in organizations; 4) gender related issues in the organization; 5) new roles for the public relations practitioner.


Detailed Description of the Conduct of Course

Conduct of the course will vary given the specific topic to be covered. Instructional strategies might include student presentations, case studies, technological instruction, guest speakers, ect.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Goals and objectives will vary given the specific focus of the course.


Assessment measures

Assessment measures will vary given the specific focus of the course. Measures might well include examinations, research papers, and graded student presentations.


Other course information

As specific topics are proposed for consideration, detailed bibliographical information, assignments, and instructional strategies will be included.


Review and Approval

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