Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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COMM 250 - Introduction to Communication Inquiry and Theory

An introduction to the field of communication. Definitions, models, and contexts of communication are examined. Students are introduced to the research process in the field of communication and learn how the process relates to the development of communication theory. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Define communication from a scholarly point of view and describe various models of the human communication process.
  • Describe the various contexts of communication: intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, public, mass communication and new media.
  • Distinguish between covering law, rules, and systems approach to communication research.
  • Evaluate communication theories based on standard criteria.
  • Apply communication theories appropriately to explain communication phenomena.

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