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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Communication

FALL 2016


ADCO 100501  Introduction to Communications
Introduces the four main divisions in communication studies: interpersonal communication, mass media theory, group and organizational communication. Examines the influence and impact of electronic communication. Practical application of theory focuses the course.
Wed 6:15–9:15, Aug 31–Dec 14, Robert Rosenthal

ADCO 1030  Public Speaking
While introducing the theory, composition, delivery and criticism of speeches, this course attends to four key communication elements: message, speaker, audience and occasion. Explores various modes and varieties of speaking. This is a performance course.
ADCO103001 Mon 6:15–9:15, Aug 29–Dec 12, Howard Enoch
ADCO103002 Wed 6:15–9:15, Aug 31–Dec 14, The Department


ADCO 500101  Career Strategies for Success
Course examines the critical elements involved in self assessment, career exploration, goal setting, adult development, decision making, job search strategies and career progression. Looks at how to integrate career information resources, and explores specific techniques and strategies designed for a competitive job market.
Sat 9–3:30, Oct 29–Dec 17, Amy Flynn

ADCO 500201  Public Relations
Public Relations is a vital and versatile communication tool. This course explores the techniques and media used to influence special publics, including the news media. It reviews the principles and practices of on-line communications, how electronic media differ from traditional media, reaching new audiences, advantages and limitations. Students study examples of public relations campaigns and design their own. Focuses on non-profit public relations, corporate problems and the relationship between management strategies and promotional objectives.
Sat 9–3:30, Sept 3–Oct 22, Donald Fishman


 

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