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Fall 2016 Semester
May 28, 2018
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COMM 3500 - Environmental Issues, Communication, and the Media
Analyzes major debates over the environment, climate change, and related technologies such as nuclear energy, wind power, natural gas “fracking,” and food biotechnology. Studies the relevant scientific, political, and ethical dimensions of each case; the generalizable theories, frameworks, and methods that scholars use to analyze them; and the implications for effective public communication, policymaker engagement, and personal decision making. Offers students an opportunity to gain an integrated understanding of their different roles as professionals, advocates, and consumers and to improve their ability to find and use expert sources of information; assess competing media claims and narratives; write persuasive essays, analyses, and commentaries; and author evidence-based research papers. Prereq. (a) ENGW 1111, ENGW 1102, ENGL 1111, or ENGL 1102 and (b) junior or senior standing.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Communication Studies Department

Course Attributes:
NUpath Societies/Institutions, NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, NUpath Writing Intensive, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Junior

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level ENGW 1111 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level ENGW 1102 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level ENGL 1111 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade of C

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