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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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Monday, March 30, 2015
By Lizzie Wilcox Senior Spencer George has been a member of University of Miami’s debate team since the fall semester of his freshman year. He started debating a little in high school, but really got into it once he came to UM. George just wrapped up his debate career over spring break at the Ame...
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2015 P&G Alumni Network Global Conference
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
This year’s conference will feature a dedicated program for the “Next Generation,” young adults aged 18 to 29 years old. Get insights and advice from some of the brightest minds in business, as well as an unparalleled networking opportunity. The event takes place on Friday, May 15 from 7:30 a.m. ...
Senior Mwambo Graduation Ceremony
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:00pm
“La Belle Vie: The Good Life” and "Papa Machete"
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
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Mi Cuerpo, Mi Responsabilidad
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Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has emerged as an alternative research approach to health campaign development (Guta et al., 2013; Neuhauser, Kreps, & Syme, 2014). CBPR involves close cooperation of researchers and community members in attempt to create community capacity and kn...
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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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