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COMM 499 Topics in Communication

This course rotates topics and may include such things as: presentational communication topics; storytelling as performance and persuasion; relational communication, for example nonverbal communication; and organizational communication such as organizational public relations.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective December 17, 2018 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Learn advanced communication theory and best practices related to the topic of the course.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply and synthesize topics addressed in the course through execution of a major project.
  • Demonstrate effective writing and knowledge of a facet of the topic by writing a research or project paper that reflects advanced knowledge, appropriate formatting, and effective organization.
  • Demonstrate effective oral communication skills through a presentation of a project or paper.

Fall 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
50 Topics in Communication: Communication and Conflict Maier, Melissa Ann Books for COMM-499-50 Fall 2024 Course details for COMM-499-50 Fall 2024