ÑCOMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace
[formerly COMT 109 Human Relations]
3 cr. (3 lec/wk) (F, Sp, Su)
Offers a theoretical and practical understanding of communication processes in the working environment, self-awareness in that environment, and the individual's participation in these relationships. The course aims to develop the student's perception and expression skill to communicate successfully in a variety of work contexts.
ÑCOMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking
[formerly COMT 130 Introduction to Public Speaking]
3 cr. (F, Sp, Su) Develops the student’s speaking abilities. Students acquire an understanding of basic rhetorical theory and its application in a variety of speech situations. Listening, speaking and critiquing abilities are emphasized. This course addresses the
following topics: speech preparation and delivery, forming and fielding questions, audience analysis, listening skills, critiquing and speaker anxiety.
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* - These courses may only be available on the MSU Billings Senior Campus
* COMX 115 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
[formerly COMT 110 Interpersonal Communication]
3 cr. (F, Sp) Empowers students to understand and apply effective interpersonal skills to improve their communication and bolster relationships. This course examines several vital areas of communication and relationships, including self-concept, perception, listening, language, nonverbal communication, conflict management, and culture.
* COMX 212 Introduction to Intercultural Communication
[formerly COMT 160 Introduction to Intercultural Communication]
3 cr. (F, Sp) Examines communicative encounters among people of different cultural, ethnic, and minority groups. Local, national, and global in scope, the course also analyzes identity, verbal and nonverbal communication, popular culture, intercultural relationships, and multicultural communication in applied settings. Practical guidelines for enhancing intercultural interactions will be offered while noting the layers of complexity in communicating across cultural boundaries.
CTCM 293 Workshop
Provides an opportunity for experimental study in an area of communication.