The following outlines of course content are correct at the time of writing, although the material (or the order in which it is covered) may be subject to change.
1. All courses are 3 credit hours each, unless otherwise indicated.
2. Normally, a course will not be run without a minimum enrolment of students.
relationships are formed, maintained, and eventually, terminated. Both
practical and theoretical implications will be examined. (Note:
either this or COM102 must be done as a General Education course by all
The creation and delivery
of speeches, with a focus on clear, logical organization.
A general overview of argumentation theory, including the construction of arguments, rebuttals, various forms of arguments, etc.
Examining how communication is developed and practiced in various organizational settings. Both public and private arenas will be studied.
Major rhetorical theories of ancient and modern times will be studied, including Plato and Aristotle, Marx and Freud, amongst others.
Analyzing and critiquing mass media (e.g. speeches, advertisements, newspapers) from various rhetorical angles.
The study of meaning and thinking in communication. Areas studied include interpersonal, group and organizational situations.
How language and behavior are interconnected is the focus of this course, including the analysis and investigation of discourse, communicative relations, etc.
The practice of
intercultural communication, examining the link between communication
and culture through various means, including the study of nonverbal
Techniques of debating and how to apply various argumentation principles to civilized discourse. Formal debates will compose part of the course.
The development of persuasive communication techniques in the business world, including the planning and development of various communication styles.
Effective public speaking skills will be stressed for use in various personal and professional situations, including how to deliver a powerful speech, use emotion, and maximize your language ability.
How to organize professional or business conventions and conferences. Programs development and decision making will be stressed.
The practical use of oral communication in the interviewing process. Techniques and theories for successful interviews will be discussed.
Communication without speech, and the various means by which oral communication is conveyed in different settings.
Communication skills for use by teachers in the classroom, intended for those students planning to enter the education field.
Conflict management from a variety of perspectives, including interpersonal, international and organizational viewpoints. Studying, and understanding, how to resolve conflicts effectively will be a focus of this course.
Examining the major communication issues that exist between males and females, including a study of the major theories and research associated with this topic.
Family communication examined from various viewpoints – generational, cultural, and career issues will be explored.
Bargaining and negotiating as a way to resolve conflict, and the role played by communication in ending conflicts.
The major theories of leadership and the development of leadership skills as a means of conflict resolution.
The communication patterns found in multinational organizational situations will be examined, with a focus on differing cultural expectations and the communication dilemmas that result from such misunderstandings.
THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBODIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THESE CATALOGS AS IT SEES FIT, SO THAT WE HAVE THE NECESSARY FLEXIBILITY IN AN EVER-EVOLVING WORLD.
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