Communication - Fall 2017

Intro to Communication — 3714
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

Students will be introduced to the theories, processes, and applications of verbal and non-verbal human communication and explore why and how people communicate (face-to-face, in public, through the mass media, etc.). Students will also examine the ways that new communication technologies are shaping private and public discourse. Students will gain the skills necessary to recognize and analyze communication failures and be able to apply those skills in the process of becoming more effective communicators. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Public Speaking — 3716
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Writing for Electronic Media — 3828
CMM 2530 – 3 credits

This practical writing course offers students guidance and experience conceptualizing and writing for a variety of electronic media forms including radio, television, film, multimedia productions, and the Internet. The brief exposure to messages created for electronic media, as well as the interactive nature of some electronic media, makes writing for the media especially challenging. Students will learn how to cope with these challenges and become competent media writers. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus