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An examination of the persuasive strategies used by mainstream politicians, social activists, and propagandists. Special emphasis is on the rituals and implicit rules of conducting public information campaigns and electoral campaigns, and the relationship among politicians, the voting public, and the mass media that link them.

Prerequisite: COM 350 or permission of the instructor

Program: Communication Studies

Credit: 3

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COM-495

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Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

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COM-499

Independent Study

Reading, research, discussion, or laboratory work, according to…

Communication Studies

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COM-410

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COM-420

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A study of the theories and research on…

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COM-430

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Communication Studies

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