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Courses that do not have a term notation are not offered on a set rotation. The number of semester credit hours which a course carries is listed in parentheses following the course title.

CO 234 Introduction to Communication Theory (3) Offered Fall, Spring. Prereq.: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in EN 126. Students evaluate communication theories through the biblical worldview and apply their analysis to realistic situations. Required for CO 235, 335.

CO 235 Interpersonal and Group Communication (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: CO 234. Students analyze interpersonal processes and apply different conflict-management styles, nonverbal messages, and methods of small-group interaction.

CO 335 Persuasion (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: CO 234 and SP 250. Students study rhetoric and its influence on various contexts throughout history. Students apply critical thinking through the study and practice of argumentation and model persuasive speaking.

CO 336 Social Media Strategy (3) Offered Spring. Prereq.: CO 234 and SP 250. Students analyze social media usage, organizational objectives, and audiences to creatively develop strategic plans. Required for CO 437.

CO 437 Mass Communication (3) Offered Fall. Prereq.: CO 336 and senior. Students evaluate current media practices and craft strategic messages in both oral and written forms.