Catalog of Courses

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Introduces the theory and practice of human communication. Surveys communication topics related to interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
COM1100

Theory and practice of communication skills which affect day-to-day interactions with other persons. Topics may include using verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive listening, resolving interpersonal conflict, developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
COM1110

Overview of theory and methodological practice in communication with particular attention to scholarly writing skills. Emphasis on development of critical thinking skills through active participation in the research process.

Recommended for the communication major. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107 or equivalent, and COM100 or equivalent, or permission of Instructor.

Designed to enhance the student's ability to present public speeches confidently and competently. Also designed to improve information literacy and critical thinking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: L GE Codes

Principles and processes of small groups and development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings. Practice in problem solving, decision making, and information sharing. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes
COM2271

Diverse cultural contexts are explored through basic concepts, principles, and theories of intercultural communication. Discovering effective interaction and appropriate communication in a global community is emphasized. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, G, SB GE Codes

This class is for students at the high beginning level of English language acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn vocabulary and grammar to talk and write about themselves, their family & friends, school objects, schedules & activities, health problems, locations in the community, food quantities & prices, work schedules & skills, and free time activities. Students will practice present tenses in simple sentences and questions. Simple past tense and paragraph writing are introduced at this level.

This class is for students at the low intermediate level of English language acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn vocabulary and grammar to describe people, clothing styles, educational and job goals, accidents & safety issues, travel, and household repairs. Students will practice present, past, and future tenses in simple sentences, questions, and short paragraphs. Language for giving advice and making comparisons is introduced at this level.

This class is for students at the high intermediate level of English language acquisition in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn vocabulary and grammar to discuss personality traits, learning strategies, health advice, leisure events, time management, financial advice, job searching, and emergencies. Students will practice reading strategies and use present, past, and future tenses in longer sentences, questions, and paragraphs. Perfect tenses are introduced at this level.

A survey of Spanish and Spanish-American film as art form and as social commentary. Includes documentary, biography, and films based on works of literature. Coursework, class participation, and oral and written reports conducted in English. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU GE Codes

A survey of Hispanic heritage in the Southwest. Cultural and social institutions and their contribution to the development of the region and its heritage. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU GE Codes