This concentration exposes students to a wide range of communication strategies, theories, and technologies. Students will examine the distinct challenges and opportunities that influence good communication across a variety of discourse communities.
Upon completion of this concentration, the student should be able to contribute to or manage the communication processes within profit and non-profit organizations.
CONCENTRATION COURSES12 CREDITS HOURS
This course considers complex relationships between representation and culture including how images and language shape racial, ethnic, gender, sexual, and class identities.
Writing in the Workplace introduces workplace writing practices, including a focus on research-based, theoretical, and pedagogical approaches to professional communication.
This course introduces the basic principles of critical perception and interpretation of the processes of visual communication-rhetoric in the mass media, fine arts, films, and photography.
Rhetoric and the Internet introduces web site analysis and document design, including a background in rhetorical theory and principles.