COMM-110 Public Speaking

The purpose of this class is to develop students’ public speaking skills so that they can become more confident and effective speakers. Students will write and present both persuasive and informative speeches. [NM Common Course Number COMM 1113, Area I; Communications] Prerequisites: (RDNG 050 or RDNG-096) and ENGL-050 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores. Offered: All

COMM-111 Interpersonal Communication

This course is designed to increase student’s awareness of the role that interpersonal communication plays in creating and maintaining personal and professional relationships. Emphasis of instruction is on improving one-to-one communication skills. Topics covered include self-concept, perception, non-verbal communication, listening, feedback, and effective use of language. [NM Common Course Number COMM 1213, Area I; Communications] Prerequisites: (RDNG 050 or RDNG-096) and ENGL-050 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores. Offered: All

COMM-120 Bus & Prof Communication

This course develops the interpersonal, small group, and public communication skills most useful in business and professional organizations. Prerequisites: (RDNG 050 or RDNG-096) and ENGL-050 or appropriate Reading and English Accuplacer scores. Offered: Spring

COMM-130 Survey of Mass Media

A study of contemporary communication systems including radio, TV newspaper, magazines and the Internet for use in public relations, advertising, and propaganda. Offered: Spring

COMM-220 Intercultural Communication

This course introduces students to the basic concepts, theories and skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly multicultural world. Units of study include cultural differences in communication, cultural identity, verbal and nonverbal intercultural communication, and becoming interculturally competent. Prerequisites: ENGL-099 and (RDNG 095 or RDNG-096)or appropriate English and Reading Accuplacer scores. Offered: Fall

COMM-225 Small Group Communication

Teamwork is an increasingly important concept in today’s work place. Students in this course will learn to effectively interact in teams by studying the following small group communication phenomena: group roles; group norms; leadership; group decision-making; and problem-solving. Students will be expected to apply textbook and lecture material to an extensive group project. Prerequisites: (RDNG-099 or RDNG-113) or appropriate Reading Accuplacer score. Offered: On Demand