Catalogue 2020 - 2021

COMM 315 Language, Power and Communication

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

COMM 100, or COMM 233, or the equivalent; and junior standing.

Course Description

This course examines the ways in which language is used and misused as a communication tool, as well as a variety of language-based communication issues, including the cultural, political, rhetorical, and/or professional implications of word choice. Students will also consider the role of language in persuasion and in the cultivation and maintenance of social power.

Notes

Formerly "Language in Communication"

Distribution

MR

Fee