Cm345 Public and Political Communications 4 credits
Students explore key concepts and theoretical approaches in public and political communication studies. By analyzing the use of persuasive strategies in political media and their potential effects on public opinion and policy in the United States, students develop greater insight into their own positions on political communication and the role they wish to play in a democratic society. Course readings and assignments vary depending on current events when the course is offered. Prerequisite: Successful completion of En102 or En150 or approval of Division Chair.