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Students explore the role and study the theories of communication in life and work. The SoC Communication Studies program is rooted in applied research and theory offering students opportunities to develop their knowledge of human communication in interpersonal, intercultural and corporate settings.
Faculty lead their respective fields, serve as officers in the leading communication professional organizations and collaborate with students and one another in the constant pursuit of expanding knowledge in the arena of communication study.
Coursework includes Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, and Argumentation and Critical Thinking. The program specializes in the rapidly developing field of health communication through collaborative work with the UM School of Medicine and other campus resources.
The program also houses the award-winning University of Miami Debate Team which regularly places members on the All-American Debate team.
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UM Debate Team Wins Multiple Awards
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
10 UM Students were introduced to intercollegiate debate competition for the first time at the Sunshine State Scrimmage hosted by UCF in Orlando. Competing against teams from UF and UCF, the UM Novice team of Thalia Garcia and Lucas Baker placed first, with Baker named the 2nd place individual sp...
A Conversation with Ron Meyer, Vice C...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
UM Debate Team Wins Georgia State Nat...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Fox News On-Campus Recruiting
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00pm
On Oct. 9 at 12 p.m., Fox News will conduct on-campus recruiting for full-time and internship positions at the Toppel Career Center. The application deadline is Sunday, Oct. 5. To find opportunities with Fox News, log in to HireACane.com, click on Employers, do a keyword search for Fox News Chann...
NBS Info Session
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:30pm
Employer Practice Interviews and Résumé Critiques (EPIC)
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 9:00am
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guatemala, hiv, aids, awareness
Dr. Victoria Orrego and Ms. Jasmine Philips will conduct an exploratory project in Santiago Guatemala designed to promote accurate HIV/AIDS knowledge and increase prevention behaviors among the indigenous youth in Santiago Atitlan. The purpose of this project is two-fold: first, to assess the cur...
In-group Rationalizations of Risk and Indoor Tanning
Measuring the Extent of Sex Trafficking in Cambodia
cambodia, sex trafficking
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Study and practice in the major forms of spoken and written communication in the context of businesses and other professional organizational settings.
An examination of the concept of freedom of expression, its philosophical roots, its application of contemporary issues in communication, and of the basics of moral philosophy (ethics) and moral reasoning.
A course designed to teach students how to compete successfully in intercollegiate debate,and to reinforce training through practice and competition.
Effects of cultural attitudes, beliefs, and attributions on meaning assignment. Diffusion of cultural innovations, prejudice, discrimination, and equality are discussed. Emphasis is placed on intercultural interactions within the United States.
Introduction to effective audience communication including theory and extensive practice in oral presentations.
Course is designed to introduce students to a sample of qualitative research methods used in communication.
Audience analysis, speech writing, delivery in professional presentations, theo ry, and history of great speeches are covered. Detailed critiques of student s peaking styles and performances are also included.
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