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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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Thursday, November 20, 2014
What started as a hobby for advertising graduate Olga Martinez has turned into a small business that has captured the hearts of children and parents all over Miami. As a favor in 2009, Martinez was asked to draw a cartoon resembling her cousin so she could have stickers to decorate birthday gift...
UM Debate Team Wins Multiple Awards
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Ask the Law School Expert
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 5:00pm
Ann Levine, University of Miami J.D. ’99 and B.S.C. ’96, is the author of bestselling law school admission guides “The Law School Admission Game: Play Like An Expert” and “The Law School Decision Game.” Ann is also the former director of law school admissions at two ABA-approved law schools and t...
A Night of Comedy
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:00pm
College Game Night
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
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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...
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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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