Santa Monica College Catalog 2019–2020 by Santa Monica Community College

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santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 and about cultural groups in the united states including african-americans asian-americans european-americans jewish-americans latino/a-americans arab-americans indigenous peoples of the united states and others through the process of oral interpretation students will analyze works of literature discover a personal connection to the material and share their emotional and intellectual creation — using voice and body — with an audience by studying and performing multicultural literature students will learn to appreciate the similarities and differences among cultures and how culture affects the author’s voice com st 20 agitational and protest communication 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none this class explores the role of agitational and protest communication in the formation processes and goals of different historical and contemporary movements agitational and protest communication includes the strategies tactics and communication utilized by movements to resist or provide different perspectives including those that have been excluded or silenced attention is given to theories contexts and strategies related to agitational and protest movements as well as numerous examples of diverse protest movements in modern and contemporary history com st 21 argumentation 3 units transfer uc csu c-id comm 120 igetc area 1c oral communication • prerequisite none • skills advisory eligibility for english 1 formerly speech 11 principles of argumentative discourse applied to contemporary issues are studied in this course an analysis of the relationship between evidence and the process of reasoning is included com st 22 introduction to competitive speech and debate 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite none formerly speech 22 this class provides the training rehearsal and performance practice to develop speech and debate skills necessary to participate on a competitive collegiate speech and debate team students will have the option to choose areas of interest and to compete on the smc speech and debate team com st 30 introduction to communication theory 3 units transfer uc csu c-id comm 180 igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences • prerequisite none • skills advisory eligibility for english 1 this course introduces the major theoretical approaches to applications of and issues in communication studies examining and analyzing theories from the various areas of the field such as interpersonal group organizational rhetorical intercultural mass and health communication students will apply communication theories and concepts to everyday communication phenomena com st 31 research methods for communication studies 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences • skills advisory eligibility for english 1 this course introduces the tenets and methods of social science research in general and communication research in particular the course provides an overview of both quantitative and qualitative research methods particular attention is given to experimental design survey research content analysis and field research the goal of this course is to prepare students for reading empirical research reports as well as prepare them for upper division research com st 35 interpersonal communication 3 units transfer uc csu c-id comm 130 igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences • prerequisite none formerly speech 5 techniques for effective interpersonal communication are studied with emphasis on developing awareness of one’s own actions and their impact on relationships verbal and nonverbal communication styles are analyzed and practiced in one-to-one and small group situations lecture discussion and class participation are utilized to demonstrate a variety of skills including listening conflict resolution and the effective use of language in personal and professional interactions in addition exercises in body language role playing and self-disclosure and positive/negative thinking help students understand the power of the communication process com st 36 gender and communication 3 units transfer uc csu igetc area 4 social and behavioral sciences satisfies global citizenship • prerequisite none exploring the role influence effects and significance of gender on our everyday communication interactions this course critically analyzes issues of gender and communication by examining the theoretical perspectives used to explain gender phenomena gender socialization and male course descriptions com st 16 fundamentals of small group discussion 3 units transfer uc csu c-id comm 140 igetc area ic oral communication • skills advisory eligibility for english 1 formerly speech 6 this course focuses on the identification and analysis of processes and challenges of communication as affected by small group interactions this course helps students develop competence and confidence as a group member and leader through a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge of small groups in everyday life the course focuses on the principles of communication theory as they apply to the small group setting with an emphasis on practical application through study and practice in various group activities 193