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Communication Studies

Formerly “Speech.”

Also see courses listed under Media Studies, Film Studies and Journalism.

COM ST 9, Introduction to Communication Studies 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

IGETC AREA 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None.

This course is a survey of the discipline of communication studies that emphasizes the history, interest areas, major theories, and contemporary and emerging issues in the field. This course will specifically cover interpersonal, group, intercultural, mass and health communication in addition to an overview of public speaking.

1146 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh LS 105 Shaffer J M

COM ST 11, Elements of Public Speaking 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: COMM 110.IGETC AREA 1C (Oral Communication) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Speech 1.

This is a course in public speaking for students learning to prepare and deliver platform speeches. Assignments include speeches of description, exposition, and persuasion. Techniques for controlling tension, building self-confidence, and effective listening are emphasized.

1147 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LS 105 Sung M

1148 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LS 110 McNamara C V

1149 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LA 236 Trejo A D
Above section 1149 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1150 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUNDY 151 Chekroun J C
Above section 1150 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1090 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook

1151 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh LS 119 Ogata D K

1152 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 240 Gharabighi A
Above section 1152 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1152 uses a free-of-charge Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook.

NEW 1718 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 151 Chekroun J C
Above section 1718 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1153 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh LS 105 Shaffer J M

1154 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh LS 110 Menjivar M I

1155 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh LA 236 Junius J A
Above section 1155 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1156 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh LA 236 Junius J A

1157 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh LS 110 Ruh C

1158 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh LS 105 Kaimikaua-Green C I

4018 6:30p-9:40p MW LS 110 Kaimikaua-Green C I
Above section 4018 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

4019 6:30p-9:40p TTh LS 106 Preston B L
Above section 4019 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 20 to Aug 10.

COM ST 16, Fundamentals of Small Group Discussion 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: COMM 140.IGETC AREA IC (Oral Communication) Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Formerly Speech 6.

This course focuses on the identification and analysis of processes and challenges of communication as affected by small group interactions. This course helps students develop competence and confidence as a group member and leader through a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge of small groups in everyday life. The course focuses on the principles of communication theory as they apply to the small group setting with an emphasis on practical application through study and practice in various group activities.

1159 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh LS 110 Broccard D

1160 2:45p-4:50p MTWTh BUNDY 240 James M L
Above section 1160 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

COM ST 21, Argumentation 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: COMM 120.IGETC AREA 1C (Oral Communication). Prerequisite: None. Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Formerly Speech 11.

Principles of argumentative discourse applied to contemporary issues are studied in this course. An analysis of the relationship between evidence and the process of reasoning is included.

1161 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh LA 236 Menjivar M I

1162 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh BUNDY 414 Andrade L M
Above section 1162 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

COM ST 35, Interpersonal Communication 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: COMM 130.IGETC AREA 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences) Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Speech 5.

Techniques for effective interpersonal communication are studied with emphasis on developing awareness of one’s own actions and their impact on relationships. Verbal and nonverbal communication styles are analyzed and practiced in one-to-one and small group situations. Lecture, discussion, and class participation are utilized to demonstrate a variety of skills including listening conflict resolution, and the effective use of language in personal and professional interactions. In addition, exercises in body language, role playing, and self-disclosure and positive/negative thinking help students understand the power of the communication process.

1163 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LS 119 Ogata D K

1164 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUS 201 Broady B L
Above section 1164 is part of the Young Collegians Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

1165 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh BUNDY 415 James M L
Above section 1165 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1166 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh BUNDY 240 Gharabighi A
Above section 1166 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1167 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brown N A
Above section 1167 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1168 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Brown N A
Above section 1168 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4020 6:30p-9:40p MW LS 105 Sadeghi-Tabrizi F
Above section 4020 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

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