2010 - 2011 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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communication studies communication studies communication studies aa degree comm m02 – 3 units advanced public speaking communication studies is specifically focused on the study of human communication within such contexts as interpersonal relationships small groups organizations and cultures topics of study vary accordingly and include such areas as language and meaning nonverbal communication conflict management leadership problem solving and interviewing students examine the role that communication plays in managing their interactions in both personal and professional contexts while there is some specific communication skill development in the introductory courses most courses focus on understanding and analyzing the nature of human communication within the given context because communication skills are always listed as the most desirable quality that employers are looking for in applicants the number of possible career paths is almost limitless some general areas where communication studies graduates are often employed include human relations personnel training and development corporate communication sales public relations management and event planning students also use their communication studies degree as a foundation for continued graduate education in such areas as law public administration business administration and even communication studies prerequisites comm m01 class hours 3 lecture provides a further exploration into the principles of public speaking and the analysis of public discourse explores practical application of advanced principles of audience adaptation and ethics through the presentation of various types of persuasive speeches and situations formerly spch m02 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu uc comm m03a – 3 units voice and diction i prerequisites none class hours 2 lecture 3 lab introduces the study of speech production to enhance vocal quality and improve diction emphasizes specific areas of speech production includeing proper posture and breath control vocal flexibility and expressiveness energy volume tone and articulation same course as ftvm m53a tha m03a formerly comm m03 spch m03 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu required courses for major units comm m02 advanced public speaking 3.0 comm m04 interpersonal communication 3.0 and choose one of the following comm m05 oral interpretation of literature 3.0 comm m16 readers’ theatre 3.0 and choose one of the following comm m07 argumentation and debate 3.0 comm m25 introduction to rhetorical criticism 3.0 comm m03b 3 units voice and diction ii prerequisite comm m03a or ftvm m53a or tha m03a class hours 2 lecture 3 lab develops intermediate skills and furthers the study of speech production to enhance vocal quality and improve diction emphasizes specific areas of speech production including proper posture and breath control vocal flexibility and expressiveness energy volume tone and articulation same course as ftvm m53b tha m03b applies to associate degree transfer credit csu and select six units from the following elective courses 6.0 elective courses for major units comm m05 oral interpretation of literature 3.0 comm m07 argumentation and debate 3.0 comm m10a forensics i 2.0 comm m10b forensics ii 2.0 comm m10c forensics iii 2.0 comm m12 intercultural communication 3.0 comm m16 readers’ theatre 3.0 comm m20 business and professional speech 3.0 comm m25 introduction to rhetorical criticism 3.0 comm m26 rhetoric of popular culture 3.0 total units 18.0 see general education degree requirements and transfer information comm m04 – 3 units interpersonal communication prerequisites none class hours 3 lecture provides an introduction to the dynamics of communication in one-toone relationships focusing on experience behavior and rules governing interpersonal contexts such as friendship families and employer-employee relations studies factors influencing communication are studied such as language perception non-verbal cues listening status and roles explores problems of communication and conflict resolution studies assertiveness and confidence in relating interpersonally through the communication process formerly spch m04 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu uc communication studies courses comm m01 – 3 units introduction to speech comm m05 – 3 units oral interpretation of literature prerequisites none class hours 3 lecture prerequisites none class hours 3 lecture prepares students to be effective oral communicators in a public speaking context through instruction in basic communication theory appropriate delivery skills common organizational patterns and thorough research techniques offers practical training in feedback and listening skills formerly spch m01 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu uc moorpark college catalog 2010/11 studies the principles of interpretation of literature from each of the major genres prose poetry drama as well as the techniques of performance studies literary craft as well as evaluating analyzing and performing selections from each of the major genres of literature formerly spch m05 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu uc 121 course listing