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Communication Courses

Courses offered by Saint Louis University’s Department of Communication build a strong theoretical foundation for your education in communication. Supplemented by courses promoting hands-on experience with software, design, and production, you will graduate with a well-rounded understanding of the communication field.

Undergraduate Courses

  • CMM 1000: Human Communication and Culture (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 1200: Public Speaking (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 1300: First Year Dialogue (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 1400: Film Criticism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2000: Communication Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2100: Journalism: News Writing (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2120: Message Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2200: Small Group Presentation (1 Credit Hour)
  • CMM 2300: Intergroup Dialogue (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2400: Media and Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2500: Media and Society Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • CMM 2510: Video Production and Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2550: Photojournalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2560: Graphic Design Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 2800: Communication Research (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3000: Interpersonal Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3050: Argumentation and Debate (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3060: Political Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3070: Communication and Public Life (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3080: Sport Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3090: Health Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3110: Feature Writing (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3120: Media Scriptwriting (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3130: Editorial and Opinion Writing (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3140: Essay Writing (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3200: Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3230: Business and Professional Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3300: Intercultural Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3420: Literary Journalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3440: Media Ethics (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3460: International Cinema (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3510: Studio Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3520: Sports Documentary (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3530: Documentary Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3560: Publication Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3600: Public Relations Principles and Practices (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3610: Writing for Public Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3700: Advertising Principles and Practices (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3710: Advertising Writing and Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3770: Advertising Media Strategy (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3800: Interviewing and Listening (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3820: Communication in Third Places (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3830: Methods Rhetorical Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3840: Analysis of Popular Culture (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 3850: Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
  • CMM 4000: Family Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4010: Language and Linguistics (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4050: Theories of Persuasion (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4060: Seminar: Politics, Rhetoric and Culture (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4070: Social Justice Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4100: Multiplatform Journalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4160: Editing (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4200: Leadership and Teams (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4210: Organizational Culture (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4220: Conflict Mediation and Negotiation (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4240: Training and Development (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4300: Gender and Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4320: Communicating Across Racial Divisions (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4350: Stereotyping and Bias in the Mass Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4410: Critical Perspectives: Journalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4420: Theory of Free Expression (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4430: Culture, Technology and Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4440: History of Journalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4460: Global Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4470: Media and Politics (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4590: Advanced Media Practicum (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4600: Integrated Communications Campaigns (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4610: Social Media and Strategic Comm (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4640: Public Relations Case Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4650: International Public Relations (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4700: Advertising Research and Strategic Planning (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4720: NSAC Advertising Competition (0-3)
  • CMM 4800: Introduction to the Ethnography of Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4810: Digital Storytelling (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4910: Internship (0-3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 4960: Senior Capstone (3 Credit Hours)

Graduate Courses

  • CMM 5000: Graduate Study of Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5010: Reading Foundations  in Communication Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5020: Interpersonal Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5050: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5060: Contemporary Rhetorical Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5070: Contemporary Theories in Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5080: Philosophy of Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5200: Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5300: Culture and Public Dialogue (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5340: Language and Cultural Diversity (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5410: Foundations of Journalism (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5440: Communication Ethics (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5450: Studies in Mass Media (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5800: Res Methods in Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5810: Digital Storytelling (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5820: Advanced Research Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5890: Applied Project (0-3 Credit Hours)
  • CMM 5980: Graduate Reading Course (1-3 Credit Hours)