CMAT 308-151 INTERVIEWING Investigates interviewing situations based on giving and/or getting information and influencing the behavior of others through persuasion. Includes exercises demonstrating most commonly used forms of the interview. Prerequisite: C or better in CMAT 101 and CMAT 102. Three hours per week with enhancement.
CMAT 344-001 WRITING FOR THE PROFESSIONS Comprehensive writing course that prepares students for print journalism and public relations careers. Requires weekly writing assignments, many of which are under stringent deadlines. Three hours per week with enhancement.
CMAT 440-151 MEDIA & CRIMINAL JUSTICE Course enhancing the understanding of the media-criminal justice relationship as media coverage corresponds with heightened public demand for accountability in law enforcement, corrections, legal and judicial agencies. Study news coverage and entertainment portrayals of institutional and source-reporter interaction in criminal justice agencies, which are developing sophisticated public information and media relations strategies. Evaluate whether the public can be better informed without sacrificing the integrity of media and criminal justice agencies. Prerequisite: C or better in CMAT 344. Three hours per week with enhancement.
CMAT 448-151 PUBLIC REL CASES & STRATEG Examines public relations cases while developing strategies and scenarios for response. Prerequisite: C or better in CMAT 344. Three hours per week with enhancement.
2014 Summer I
CMAT 100-001 FUND OF COMMUNICATION Surveys the skills necessary to articulate oneself effectively in a variety of communication settings. Topics include interpersonal relationship, formal and informal groups, and public forums with a primary focus on basic presentation skills. Designed for non-communication arts majors and minors. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA and IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).