May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 351 - INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION THEORY


College of Communication and Information

Credit(s): 3

Considers various theoretical perspectives which lead to a more thorough understanding of communication processes. Begins with discussion of the development of theory and inquiry. Includes perspectives of systems, cognitive, behavioral, affective, symbolic interactionist, dramatic, cultural and social reality, interpretive and critical theories. This course is a Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR) course in certain programs, and hence is not likely to be eligible for automatic transfer credit to UK.

Prereq: Upper Division standing in the Communication Major. ADDITIONALLY, completion of all COM BA/BS pre-major requirements. Specifically: COM 101 , COM 249 , COM 252 , CIS 110  or WRD 110 , CIS 111  or WRD 111 .
Approved for Distance Learning.



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