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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

CLASS Course Descriptions


CLASS Course Descriptions

Below is a list of courses from the Course Catalog for the College of Liberal Arts & Social Science.


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  • CO330 Small Group Communication
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Odd Years
    This course focuses on the skills involved in the processing of information, making of decisions, leadership, control, and conflict resolution in problem-solving discussions. Prerequisite: CO210.
  • CO336 Broadcast Journalism
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Even Years
    This course covers the theory and practice of writing and presenting news for the broadcast media. It includes individual and group projects in writing, reporting and interviewing techniques. Prerequisite: CO236, concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.
  • CO340 Persuasion
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Even Years
    Persuasion covers the use of persuasive techniques in a variety of communication settings, ranging from public speaking situations to consumer contact with the mass media. Prerequisite: C0210.
  • CO350 Public Speaking
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Spring
    Public Speaking covers the theory and study of rhetoric in public settings. The course is designed to assess individual public speaking behaviors and apply principles of rhetoric for improvement in speech preparation and delivery. Prerequisite: CO210 or consent of instructor.
  • CO355 Communication Field Experience
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Odd Years
    This course offers advanced practical experience in communication including on-campus activities such as organizing speech forum activities and other UOG extracurricular academic activities, speaker’s bureau, as well as off-campus activities in forensic tournament judging, public relations, or other field experiences. Prerequisite: CO210 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in CO250 or CO350.
  • CO356 Editing and Layout
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: As Resources Permit
    This is an upper division course in editing, page layout, and design of newspaper, newsletters, and other print publications with emphasis on computerized desktop publishing procedures. Semester projects may include work on the campus newspaper, Triton’s Call, at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: CO226 or consent of Instructor.
  • CO357 Media Computer Graphics
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Spring / Odd Years
    This is an upper division course emphasizing digital image manipulation, photography editing and use of computer photography editing software, Complementary to CO 240 Photojournalism and CO 356 Editing and Layout Design. Semester projects may include work on the campus newspaper, Triton’s call, and other projects at the discretion of the instructor.
  • CO360 Public Relations in Business and Professions
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Even Years
    This is an introductory survey and skill course in basic public relations among various interest groups, i.e., commercial, educational, private and governmental sectors. Prerequisite: CO210
  • CO370 Organizational Communication
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Spring / Odd Years
    This course provides an overview of the various theories and approaches which have been developed to understand human processes in organizations. It focuses on the impact of globalization and emerging communication technology on organizational processes, as well as the influence of organizational structure and hierarchy on communication and other organizational outcomes. Prerequisite: CO210.
  • CO385 Print Media Experience
    Credits: 3.00 , Offered: Fall / Spring
    This course provides students with practical on-campus journalism experience. Students work on the university newspaper, Triton’s Call, under faculty supervision, reporting and writing on events relevant to the University community. Prerequisite: CO226 or concurrent enrollment.

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