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Courses - Spring 2020
COMM
Communication Department Site
COMM107
Oral Communication: Principles and Practices
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSOC
Credit only granted for: COMM107, COMM200, ENES143, INAG110, JOUR130 or THET285.
A study of and practice in oral communication, including principles of interviewing, group discussion, listening, informative briefings, and persuasive speeches.
COMM107B
Oral Communication: Principles and Practices
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSOC
Credit only granted for: COMM107, COMM200, ENES143, INAG110, JOUR130 or THET285.
A study of and practice in oral communication, including principles of interviewing, group discussion, listening, informative briefings, and persuasive speeches.
COMM107C
Oral Communication: Principles and Practices
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSOC
Credit only granted for: COMM107, COMM200, ENES143, INAG110, JOUR130 or THET285.
A study of and practice in oral communication, including principles of interviewing, group discussion, listening, informative briefings, and persuasive speeches.
COMM107D
Oral Communication: Principles and Practices
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSOC
Credit only granted for: COMM107, COMM200, ENES143, INAG110, JOUR130 or THET285.
A study of and practice in oral communication, including principles of interviewing, group discussion, listening, informative briefings, and persuasive speeches.
COMM200
Critical Thinking and Speaking
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
GenEd: FSOC
Credit only granted for: COMM107, COMM200, ENES143, INAG110, JOUR130, OR THET285.
Theory and practice of persuasive discourse analysis and composition. Research techniques, logical and rhetorical conceptions of argument, and technical principles for persuading in public venues.
COMM201
Introduction to Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Basic concepts and principles of public relations. Roles in organizations and society; history; skills and practices of public relations; theories and models of effective and ethical public relations.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
COMM230
Argumentation and Debate
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A study of the fundamental principles of reasoning, analysis, and evidence preparation of debate briefs and presentation of standard academic debate.
COMM250
Introduction to Communication Inquiry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
An introduction to the field of communication. Definitions, models, and contexts of communication; rhetorical theory and rhetorical criticism of discourse.
This is a blended learning course.
COMM288
(Perm Req)
Communication Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
COMM324
Communication and Gender
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
The creation of images of male and female, and masculine and feminine, through communication, the differences in male and female communication behaviors and styles, and the implications of those images and styles for male-female transactions.
COMM330
Argumentation and Public Policy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contemporary theories of argumentation with special emphasis on methods of formulating and critiquing public policy argument.
COMM331
(Perm Req)
News Writing and Reporting for Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM201; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in JOUR181.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program; and (sophomore standing; or junior standing). Or permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Credit only granted for: JOUR201, COMM231, or COMM331.
Formerly: COMM231.
Writing and researching news and information media for public relations; laboratory in news-gathering tools and writing techniques for public relations.
COMM332
(Perm Req)
News Editing for Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in COMM331; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: JOUR202, COMM232, or COMM332.
Formerly: COMM232.
Copy editing, graphic principles and processes, news and information technologies for public relations.
COMM340
Communicating the Narrative
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
The role of narratives in communicating messages and development of strategies to effectively communicate the narrative form through storytelling, oral reading, and anecdotes.
COMM351
(Perm Req)
Public Relations Techniques
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM332.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM351 or JOUR331.
Formerly: JOUR331.
The techniques of public relations, including news releases, publications and printed materials, audio-visual techniques, speeches and special events. Application of these techniques in laboratory and field projects.
COMM353
(Perm Req)
New Media Writing for Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in COMM351.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM352 or COMM353.
Formerly: COMM352.
Students learn the uses and influence of new media on public relations practice and expand their ability to write using new and traditional media platforms and tools
COMM360
The Rhetoric of Black America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
An historical-critical survey of the rhetoric of Black Americans from the colonial period to the present.
COMM370
Mediated Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM250.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Analysis and critique of structure, performance, content, effects, and future of mediated communication.
COMM371
Communication and Digital Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM371 or COMM398V.
Formerly: COMM398V.
A basic introduction to communication in the digital age. Through class lectures, assignments and projects, students will learn to effectively use new media for the purpose of strategic message creation and management used in the field of communication. Students will apply the basics of visual layout skills and the principles of visual design to create messages using words and images.
COMM374
Communicating Visually: Message Production and Digital Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Restricted to Communication Majors at the Universities at Shady Grove.
Focus on the interplay between technology, images and sound in the creation of digital content. This is a communication process by which a digital visual message evolves from conception to completion, incorporating the creative, financial and marketing tools. Students will conceive, plan, recruit and supervise digital video projects, developing a familiarity with production management technique and execution.
Credit only granted for COMM374 or COMM498T.
COMM376
Communication through Advocacy Short Film
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Explores the theory and practice of contemporary communication and advocacy short form video.
COMM382
Essentials of Intercultural Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: D
GenEd: DVCC
Credit only granted for: COMM382 or COMM482.
Introduction of major theories and concepts of intercultural communication; examination of processes that make up cultural differences; and use of intercultural communication competence skills.
COMM386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in Communication program.
Supervised internship experience with communication professionals. Relation of academic training to professional experience.
COMM388
(Perm Req)
Communication Practicum
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM398C
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Communication; Peer Consulting in Oral Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restricted to majors in Communication. Provides training in the principles and practice of peer consulting in the context of the Oral Communication Center in the Department of Communication. Students will apply and integrate the knowledge and skills acquired in COMM107 (or COMM 200) with new training to help their peers become outstanding listeners and speakers. They will also engage in a group research project designed to extend knowledge in peer consulting best practices.
COMM398J
Selected Topics in Communication; Communcation and Advanced Digital Imaging
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Continuation of COMM398N (although COMM398N is not a prerequisite). Concentration is on advanced visual imaging, with theme-based projects that incorporate advanced features of Photoshop CC, including raw imaging.
COMM398L
Selected Topics in Communication; Science Media and the Public
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Designed to introduce the interrelationship among science, media, and society. We will address current thinking about how do mass media shape the nature of public debates about science, where do people go for information about science, and how public understand science. Upon successful completion, students will be able to specify the roles of knowledge, expertise, risk, media, public understanding and discourse play in perceptions of science and policy making.
COMM398O
Selected Topics in Communication; Environmental Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
COMM398P
Selected Topics in Communication; Advanced Strategic Message Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
COMM398V
Selected Topics in Communication; Introduction to Translation and Interpreting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
This course will introduce students to interpreting and translation with an overview of the fields and practical skills necessary for the professions. Intended for individuals who have a strong command of English and at least one other language, course participants will explore how to put their language skills to work. Furthermore, the course will define the knowledge, skills, and credentials necessary to work successfully as a professional translator and/or interpreter.
COMM399
(Perm Req)
COMM400
Research Methods in Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM250; and must have an introductory course in statistics.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM400 or COMM307.
Philosophy of scientific method; role of theory; research ethics; empirical research methods (measurement, sampling, design, analysis).
Attendance on the first day of class is mandatory.
COMM401
Interpreting Strategic Discourse
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM250.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Principles and approaches for practical analysis of discourse designed to shape audience opinion.
COMM402
Communication Theory and Process
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM250.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Philosophical and conceptual analysis of communication theories.
COMM422
Communication Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Communication policies, plans, channels, and practices in the management of the communication function in organizations.
COMM425
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Role of communication in shaping negotiation and conflict processes and outcomes.
Restricted to COMM majors.
COMM426
Conflict Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: COMM425; and COMM250; and COMM402.
Role of communication in managing conflict processes.
Restricted to COMM majors.
COMM427
Crisis Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: COMM398C or COMM427.
Formerly: COMM398C.
Explores theories and research related to communication before, during, and after a crisis. Students examine the fundamentals of organizational communication, crisis management, and strategic and crisis communication planning before examining case studies of a number of real-life crises: organizational crises, natural disasters, accidents, terrorism incidents, health crises, and major crises of credibility.
COMM436
Interpersonal Arguing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM400 and COMM250.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM436 or COMM498I.
Formerly: COMM498I.
An examination of face to face arguing.
COMM450
Ancient and Medieval Rhetorical Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM250.
Restriction: Must be in Communication program.
Credit only granted for: COMM450 or COMM650.
A survey of rhetorical theory in the ancient and medieval periods. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical problems that gave rise to its development within both periods. Authors include Isocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Quintilian, Hermogenes, Martianus Capella, Aurelius Augustine, Alberic of Monte Cassino, Geoffrey of Vinsauf and Robert of Basevorn.
Restricted to COMM majors only.
COMM454
Rhetoric of the 1960s
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM401; or permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Restriction: Must not have completed COMM453 (Spring2003).
Study of key rhetoric of the 1960s. Treats rhetoric of relevant Presidents and several protest movements including civil rights, anti-war, and women's liberation. Contrasts traditional modes of argument with alternative rhetorical forms.
COMM461
Voices of Public Leadership in the Twentieth Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Study of the use of speaking in the power struggles of the twentieth century. Focus is on important speakers of the century, their social and policy influence, and the struggle to expand the diversity of voices with power in the public sphere.
COMM469
The Discourse of Social Movements
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
COMM469G
The Discourse of Social Movements; Rhetoric of Gender Activism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course will explore the interactive, symbolic, and transformative dimensions of social movement communication around issues of gender and sexuality. We will examine historical and contemporary case studies in order to better understand how marginalized groups use rhetoric to challenge dominant narratives and forge social change.
COMM470
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
The principles of listening behavior.
COMM475
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Bases of persuasion, with emphasis on recent experimental developments in persuasion.
Restricted to COMM majors.
COMM476
Language, Communication, and Action
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Communication as symbolic action through the study of communication ethics. Emerging ethical principles and decision-making in public discourse, interpersonal communication, organizational communication, public relations, health communication, and crisis communication.
This course is restricted to COMM majors only.
COMM478
COMM483
(Perm Req)
Senior Seminar in Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: COMM351 and COMM400.
Credit only granted for: COMM483 or JOUR483.
Formerly: JOUR483.
Integration of theory, techniques and research methods into the planning and execution of public relations campaigns for specific organizations. Analysis of research on the case studies of public relations.
Restricted to majors in Communitcation
COMM488I
Communication Portfolio Project; Strategic Interviewing
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
This course introduces students to advanced techniques in interviewing for job opportunities and career progression. This online course focuses on the dynamics of the interview process, the communication theories and best practices behind influence and persuasion, and the communication aptitudes and skills that distinguish top candidates.
COMM489
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM498A
Seminar; Black Discourse and Digital Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Examines the connections between black discourse, oral culture, and traditional media with new digital media technology. Various methods, theoretical approaches, and tools for studying social media and online communication.
COMM498D
Seminar; Media, Culture, and Society in Israel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with ISRL448B. Credit only granted for COMM498D or ISRL448B. This course acquaints students with the historical development of media in Israel, from its government-sponsored monopolistic structure towards its current highly competitive, fragmented system. The course will discuss issues unique to Israel's media environment, including the media's role in nation-building, collective memory, social integration, and multiculturalism, and the securitization of media in the Israeli-Arab conflict.
COMM498E
Seminar; Populism & Social Media: A Comparative Approach
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Crosslisted with ISRL448C. Credit granted for COMM498E or ISRL448C

The new media ecosystem has had a major impact on the emergence of populist movements, and not only in advanced democracies. Populist leaders are using social media to achieve power and to manipulate public opinion once they hold it. The course will look at the world-wide phenomenon of populism and populist leaders, with an emphasis on the Israeli case of Prime Minister Netanyahu's move from Tele-populism to Digital populism.
COMM498G
Seminar; Event Planning and Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to COMM majors (1506A) only.

A hands-on course where client work will develop the professional-level skills required to plan a creative event on time and under budget and build brand awareness of the client. This course requires attendance at several meetings, conference calls, lectures and activities outside of the scheduled class time.
COMM498I
Seminar; New Media and Health COMM
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Students will gain an in-depth understanding of new media technologies and their roles in the field of health communication. The course blends theoretical concepts and practical concerns that impact upon health communication processes.
COMM498L
Seminar; Writing for Film and Digital Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
COMM498N
Seminar; Creating the Narrative: Genre-Filmmaking and Dramatic Structure
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
First time filmmakers often use genre traditions to break into the profession. In this class we will explore the history, motifs, and technique of the horror, suspense and romantic comedy genres.
COMM498V
Seminar; Visual Rhetoric
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
COMM498Y
Seminar; Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course examines the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on freedom of speech cases grounded in the First Amendment.
COMM601
Historical-Critical Research in Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Formerly: SPCH601.
Intense study in critical and historical methodology as applicable to research in communication. Emphasis will be placed on the composition and the evaluation of historical-critical studies of significance in the field of rhetorical communication scholarship.
COMM606
Seminar in Communication Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Restricted to GCPS (Z045) in Communication; or must be in Public Management-Executive Masters (Master's) program.
Communication and public relations as a managed function of organizations are introduced. Students learn how managing communication contributes to organizational effectiveness. Using organizational theory, theories of Excellence in public relations and communication management, communication metrics and communication ethics, students build their communication strategic management skills beyond the programmatic level to the functional and organizational levels of decision-making.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM609
Fundamentals of Interpreting
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM609A
Fundamentals of Interpreting; Methodology
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM609I
Fundamentals of Interpreting; Korean into English/English into Korean
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619
Consecutive Interpretation
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619A
Consecutive Interpretation; Methodology
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619B
Consecutive Interpretation; Arabic into English/English into Arabic
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619C
Consecutive Interpretation; Sight Translation: Arabic into English/English into Arabic
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619F
Consecutive Interpretation; French into English/English into French
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619G
Consecutive Interpretation; Sight Translation: French into English/English into French
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619M
Consecutive Interpretation; Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM619N
Consecutive Interpretation; Sight Translation: Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM629
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM629A
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation; Arabic into English/English into Arabic
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM629F
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation; French into English/English into French
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM629M
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation; Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM633
Global Public Relations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Credit only granted for: COMM633 or JOUR633.
Formerly: JOUR633.
Application of principles of public relations to countries or regions with different cultures, political systems, economic systems, levels of development, media systems, and levels of activism.
COMM637
Professional Practice Forum in Translation: Career Portfolio and Exams
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: Admissions test for second year courses; and (COMM659 and COMM679); and permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Serves as final preparation for entry into the profession through development of career portfolio to meet summative degree requirement and development of strategies for gaining work as a professional translator. Prepares participants for degree examinations and employer tests through the review of previous exam material and employer testing requirements. Serves as venue for degree examinations, career goal setting and planning for future employment. Participants present and defend career portfolio as summative requirement for MA in translation; MA in Trans. and Localization Project.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM639A
Fundamentals of Translation; METHODOLOGY
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
COMM649
Translation for Specific Domains
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM649A
Translation for Specific Domains; Methodology
Credits: 2 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM649M
Translation for Specific Domains; Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM649N
Translation for Specific Domains; Sight Translation; Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM655
Seminar in Speechwriting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Formerly: SPCH655.
Theoretical and practical aspects of speechwriting at an advanced level.
COMM657
Professional Practice Forum in Interpreting: Career Portfolio and Exams
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: COMM719, COMM769, and COMM729; and admissions test for second-year courses; and permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Serves as final preparation for entry into the profession through development of strategies for gaining work as a professional translator. Prepares participants for degree examinations and employer tests through the review of previous exam material and employer testing requirements. Serves as venue for degree examinations, career goal setting and planning for future employment. Participants present and defend career portfolio and summative requirement for degree.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM659
Translation for Language-Specific Markets
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM659B
Translation for Language-Specific Markets; Chinese into English/English into Chinese
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM659G
Translation for Language-Specific Markets; Spanish into English/English into Spanish
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM659P
Translation for Language-Specific Markets; Portuguese into English/English into Portuguese
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM669
Professional Practice Forum in Translation: Practicum
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM683
Intercultural Communication Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
An in-depth coverage of the essential theories of intercultural communication is provided.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM688
(Perm Req)
Communication Field Experience
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM698
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Communication
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM701
Quantitative Methods in Communication Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: COMM700.
Formerly: SPCH701.
Logic and methods of quantitative data collection and statistical analysis as applied to communication studies. Research strategies for communications: experimentation, survey research, field research, and content analysis.
COMM708
Professional Communication: Rhetoric and Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
COMM710
Translation and Localization Project Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: Admissions test for second year courses; and permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Introduces basic principles of project management in the translation industry based upon globalization and localization processes for software, websites, and other translation-driven products. Focuses on information technology and workflow in large-scale multilingual projects. Examines planning, execution, and evaluation processes grounded in best practices and standards of the translation and localization industry.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation
Credits: 2 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719A
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation; Arabic into English/English into Arabic
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719B
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation; Chinese into English/English into Chinese
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719D
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation; Russian into English/English into Russian
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719E
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation; Spanish into Russian/Russian into Spanish
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM719G
Advanced Consecutive Interpretation; Korean into English/English into Korean
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM724
Seminar in Organizational Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Formerly: SPCH724.
Theories and problems of human communication within, between, and/or among formal organizations will be emphasized.
COMM748P
The Rhetoric of the Presidency
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
COMM749
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM749A
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation; Arabic into English/English into Arabic
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM749B
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation; Chinese into English/English into Chinese
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM749D
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation; Russian into English/English into Russian
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM749E
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation; Spanish into Russian/Russian into Spanish
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.e
COMM749K
Advanced Simultaneous Interpretation; Korean into English/English into Korean
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.e
COMM759
Professional Practice Forum in Interpreting: Practicum
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM760
Seminar in Political Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Formerly: SPCH760.
A blend of theory and practice to integrate rhetorical-critical theory and empirical methods with politics. Practitioners in political communication will be drawn in as resource persons. Students will map the communication strategy for candidates and analyze actual campaign strategies.
COMM762
The Rhetoric of Political Institutions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
The role of discourse in major political institutions is examined. The specific institutional focus may change from instructor to instructor. Examples include Congress, the courts, or the state legislatures.
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM775
Seminar in Persuasion and Attitude Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Communication department.
Formerly: SPCH775.
This seminar will concentrate on the problem of making message strategy decisions. Course content will consist of study of both theoretical and empirical research on attitude and attitude change in persuasive communication.
COMM789A
Seminar: Special Topics in Intercultural Communication; Advanced Political and Legal Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM798
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM798B
Independent Study; Text Analysis and Intensive Writing
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM798F
Independent Study; Enhanced English Fluency
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM798I
Independent Study; Consecutive Interpreting Skills
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM798N
Independent Study; Localization Business Fundamentals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Must be in Graduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting; for permission to enroll, contact oes@umd.edu
COMM799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM888
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Practicum in Communication
Credits: 3 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM889
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Tutorial in Communication
Credits: 3 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
COMM899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.