While refining students' analytical and critical skills, this course offers intensive examination of specific issues in interpersonal communication theory. Possible topics may include relational communication, family communication, health communication, communication across the lifespan, friendship, communication in the workforce, and communication and aging. Repeatable for credit with different topics.
Spring Semester informationKent Menzel
325A: Tps:Health Communication
This special topics course is a theoretical and practical examination of the role of communication in heath care. The course will discuss contexts of communication like physician-patient, institutional health communication settings including hospitals, and the societal impact of events such as public health campaigns. In addition to other coursework, discussion, and case studies, students will research and plan a health campaign.