Communication (COM) Courses

Descriptions of Courses offered in the Communication Department

COM 3453 Social Movements

Three hours

A survey of social movements and the theoretical strategies used to further those causes, including analysis of abolition, suffrage, civil rights, and other significant events. Offered in online format.


COM 4363 Political Communication

Three hours

A study of the role of communication in the American political process. Campaign strategies, political orator, grass roots activism, and other forms of political rhetoric will be explored. Offered in online format.


COM 4373 Online Advocacy

Three hours

A survey of the interaction of the Internet use and the tools it provides to promote an issue, candidate, or organizational brand. The advocacy is demonstrated through a number of different formats and strategies and commonly includes the use of dedicated social networking sites. Offered in online format.


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