Advanced Communication Theory
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Taught In English
COM105 and/or permission of the instructor.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This is an advanced course on the academic study of communication where the philosophical assumptions, concepts, explanations, and principles of the most popular theories are addressed. The course explores seven foremost approaches of communication theory: the semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psychological, sociocultural, critical, and rhetorical approach. Analytical focus will emphasize on both macro-, micro-, and meso-level, from inter-personal relationships to society as a whole.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations