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Communication Studies
COMM 1 Fundamentals of Speech Comm 3.00 Units
This course develops a student's skills in creating and presenting speeches to an audience. An emphasis is placed on delivery, audience analysis, and content assembly in order to inform, persuade, or entertain an audience. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 2 Oral Interpretation of Literat 3.00 Units
Development of skills in reading quality literature aloud; practice in writing scholarly criticism of the literature presented orally.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 6 Intro to Performance Studies 3.00 Units
Exploration of historically influential activist performances and contemporary performance art/installation pieces. Development of an understanding of basic interdisciplinary performance theories from everyday life, ritual, and on-stage. Emphasis on creating, discussing, and observing performances as tools for social critique.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 10 Interpersonal Communication 3.00 Units
Exploration, discussion, and evaluation of the components of verbal and nonverbal communication processes. Strongly recommended: Eligibility for English 1A or 52A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 11 Intercultural Communication 3.00 Units
Intercultural communication, with a focus on the analysis and comparisons of message perception and transmission in interactions between people from different cultures. Particular attention to values and meanings reflected in American culture, specifically the crisscrossing dynamics of race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Emphasis on practical application of skills for effective communication between people of different domestic and international cultures.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 12 Gender, Sexual Identity & Comm 3.00 Units
Processes and theories of gender and communication; emergence of sexual identity and orientation in society; the power of language and stereotypes in private discourse and public dialogue; the impact of historical, social, ethical, cultural, and psychological factors on gendered communication in multiple contexts. Strongly Recommended: ENGL 1A
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 20 Persuasion and Communication 3.00 Units
Investigation and development of persuasive techniques, strategies, and theories throughout ancient and modern times. Topics will include rhetoric, propaganda, and formal/informal argumentation. Emphasis on the creation, techniques, and analysis of persuasive speaking. Strongly recommended: English 1A and Communication Studies 1.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 46 Argumentation & Debate 3.00 Units
Analysis of contemporary questions through written and spoken discourse. Analysis, criticism and synthesis of contemporary moral, political, economic and philosophical issues of a diverse, multicultural society, using traditional and modern models of argumentation. Strongly recommended: English 1A.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 48 Activities in Forensics 1.00 to 4.00 Units
Intercollegiate competition in the areas of public speaking, debate, and oral interpretation. Other activities include performance in workshops, festivals, concert readings and the community.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 50 Intro to Communication Studies 3.00 Units
Students will explore theories of communication, discovering what communication is, how and why it works, the power of communication, and a view of Communication Studies as a discipline. Students will also learn strategies for improving communication skills. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 70A Intro to Comm. Tutor Training 2.00 Units
An introduction to tutor training for the Communication Laboratory. Through lecture and hands-on tutoring experience students will demonstrate lab procedure, tutor strategies, and knowledge of basic components of public speaking. Prerequisite: COMM 1 or, COMM 2A or, COMM 10 or, COMM 20 or, COMM 46 or COMM 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) and instructor recommendation required.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
COMM 70B Experienced Comm Tutor Trainin 2.00 to 3.00 Units
Tutor training for the Communication Laboratory. Through lecture and hands-on tutoring, experienced tutors with at least one semester of lab experience will demonstrate lab procedure, tutor strategies, thorough knowledge of basic components of public speaking, and ability to role-model these skills for new tutors. Prerequisite: COMM 70A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 

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