CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013 Required course COMM 100 C Human Communication or COMM 100HC Honors Human Communication
Communication Studies / 117 Units 3 (3) Units 3 3 3
Resticted Electives List B. Select 6 Units. Students may choose from any course not used in List A and/or any of the following courses: (Forensics — maximum of 3 units) COMM 120 C Intercultural Communication COMM 138 C Forensics COMM 238 C Forensics JOUR 110 C Global Media
Units 3 1–2 1–2 3
Restricted Electives List C. Select 3 units. Students may choose from any course not used in Lists A or B or from any of the following courses: COMM 220 C The Rhetoric of the City COMM 220HC Honors Rhetoric of the City JOUR 101 C Reporting and Writing PSY 101 C Introduction to Psychology PSY 101HC Honors Introduction to Psychology SOC 101 C Introduction to Sociology SOC 101HC Honors Intro to Sociology ANTH 102 C Cultural Anthropology ANTH 102HC Honors Cultural Anthropology Total Units
Units 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 18
5 to 12 Units
Term hours: 0–216 lecture and 0–432 laboratory depending on units attempted. This seminar is for able students who wish to extend their knowledge of literature, language, and culture through small groups discussion. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. Fee may be required — Payable at Registration.
COMM 100 C Human Communication
COMM 100HC Honors Human Communication
COMM 105 C Interpersonal Communication
COMM 120 C Intercultural Communication
Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course teaches the non-native speaker of English effective communication techniques in everyday situations. Emphasis is placed on developing speaking skills such as pronunciation, articulation, organization and delivery. This course is especially helpful for students who have completed Advanced courses in English as a Second Language. May be taken for credit 2 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.
COMM 124 C Small Group Communication
COMM 050 C Effective Communication
COMM 135 C Argument and Critical Thinking
Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a study of argumentation — logic, reasoning, analysis of issues, audience analysis, evidence, refutation, case construction — and its relationship to advocacy. Emphasis is placed on the development of critical thinking skills. (UC/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE)
COMMUNICATION STUDIES TRANSFER PROGRAM
Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.
Communication Studies (COMM) COMM 049 C Oral Communication for Advanced Non-Natives
Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The course is designed to teach students effective communication techniques in everyday situations. Emphasis is placed on developing communication skills in a variety of settings including interviewing, resume building, public speaking and working in small groups. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (AA GE)
Term hours: 48–54 lecture. Introduction to the fundamentals and principles which underlie effective speech communication. Practical experience, emphasizing content, organization and delivery, will be required in at least three speaking situations, specifically including persuasive and informative speaking. Duplicate credit not granted for COMM 100HC. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. Communication Studies 100HC is a college level course enhanced for Honors students. This course will introduce students to fundamentals and advanced principles which underlie effective speech communication and will offer an overview of the disciplinary field of speech communication. Enhanced practical applications, emphasizing content, organization, and delivery will be required in at least four speaking situations, specifically including persuasive and informative speaking. Principles of rhetorical criticism will also be studied. Duplicate credit not granted for COMM 100 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The purpose of this course is to improve the students’ understanding and the ability to deal effectively with people. Major theories in the field of interpersonal communication will be studied so the student can develop a basic understanding of them and also acquire skills for self-improvement. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, simulation experiments, and small group activities. No formal speeches required. (CSU/CSU GE) Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 100 C. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course focuses on the cultural and social variables, communication theories and practices, and communicative styles that affect the communication process between members of different cultures. It includes an assessment of both the communication problems that occur between members of different cultures and on methods and techniques of adapting communication in an effort to overcome such difficulties. (UC/CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, CUL DIV) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is an introduction to theoretical and applied concepts in small group communication through participation and observation, analysis, and evaluation of group processes. Elements of small group behavior to be studied include leadership, roles, norms, networks, conflict and cohesion needs, and decision making. (UC/CSU)
Restricted Electives List A. Select 6 units. Students may choose from the following courses: COMM 105 C Interpersonal Communication COMM 124 C Small Group Communication COMM 135 C Argument and Critical Thinking
COMM 098 C Communication Seminar
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