Whether you're already in a communications program or simply interested in the field of communication studies, we have several fascinating courses for you this term. Explore the featured courses and seminars below. Full course offerings can be found in the course schedule.
Continuing Education Credit
Some workshops may be taken as Continuing Education Credit (CEU). One CEU equals 10 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit.
Spring 2015 Featured Courses & Seminars
Taught by: William Hornyak
Whether advocating for a non-profit organization, motivating employees or promoting a business, effective stories engage the imagination, unite ideas and inspire action. Learn to use storytelling as a communication tool; develop the ability to find, create and tell stories that persuade.
Taught by: Eileen Mejia
Are you able to be your best every day in your personal and professional life? Use the StrengthsFinder assessment to become a better communicator and leader. Discover your talents and change the way you look at yourself -- and the world around you.
Taught by: Anna Fahey
Fostering social change often requires advocacy within a variety of organizational settings, cultivating open dialogue within and between governments, NGOs, nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Improve your listening, presentation, group and digital interaction skills to practice more effective advocacy around issues of sustainability and social justice.
Taught by: Lisa Davidson
This beyond-the-basics course will explore the process of creating an effective team, including relationships, individual and team dynamics, trust building, valuing team member differences, and the development of open team feedback.
Taught by: Susan Carter
This seminar provides an opportunity to apply academic studies through community service. Students serve in an organization of their choice; minimum 30 hours required. Course includes online readings and discussion of social change processes and theories of important social thinkers. May be applied to field experience requirement for the major in communication.