Students develop skills in this performance-based course of public
communication concepts and techniques, including audience analysis,
topic selection and research, organization of speech materials, delivery
skills, and critical evaluation of speeches. CMST 101 is offered
in three formats: Web-enhanced traditional
face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
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This course explores the basic elements of interpersonal communication
and provides students with the foundation for effective dyadic
communication skills to establish and maintain personal and professional
relationships. Culture and its influence on communication are
highlighted throughout the course. Students are provided opportunities
to refine their interpersonal communication skills through role-plays
and other activities. All assignments must be submitted electronically
regardless of the chosen format.
CMST 105 may be offered in two formats:
Web-enhanced traditional face-to-face and
CMST 200 Communication Theory
CMST 210 Group Communication
course examines issues of physical and virtual teamwork. The course
challenges students' understanding of their leadership competence and
conflict resolution skills. Students explore the relationships among
members, the processes they use, and the purposes for which they are
together. Prerequisite: ENG 012, ENG 018, ENG 060 or a qualifying score
on the writing assessment.
CMST 230 Nonverbal Communication
ENG 216 Business
Designed for the student who must communicate effectively in a
business environment, this course emphasizes the principles common to
written and oral communication. Topics include the nature of the
communication process; listening , planning, and writing; preparing
correspondence, agreements and reports; communicating about employment;
records of oral communication; and management of written communication.
Prerequisite: A minimum of C grade in ENG 101.
All student assignments must be submitted electronically.