Introduction to Communication

This course is designed to provide an introductory survey of the study of communication. The course begins with a general history of the evolution of human communication, and goes on to examine such areas as definitions, models, and basic concepts in communication; the range of verbal and non-verbal codes, and their complex interrelations in the message systems of modern electronic media; and various communication contexts, with emphasis on the structure and function of interpersonal communication and mass communication, particularly broadcast and cable television.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Communication
Number: 
COMM100-03Z
Semester: 
Summer 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017
Degree Finder Course Finder Request Information 877-MY-UMASS