Mar 18, 2019  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 285 Communication Ethics: Truth and Deception

Credits: (3)
This course analyzes the principles and practices of ethical communication, truth and deception as speech acts, and theories and techniques of verbal and nonverbal deception detection as applied to a variety of interpersonal, public, and professional contexts. We all face ethical dilemmas related to communication situations in our educational, personal, and professional lives on a daily basis. This course seeks to explore the complexity of those situations and to help develop critical thinking and analytical skills through a communication perspective. Prerequisite: C or better in any Communication course.