Explores the ways in which people create public communities. It occurs in a variety of social settings and concerns itself with the creation of social truths, the kinds of values and beliefs that are developed by public advocates and used to guide social and political decisions.


CMN 210 Public Comm in Everyday Life CMN 220 Communicating Public Policy   CMN 250 Social Movement Communication
CMN 310 The Rhetorical Tradition CMN 320 Controversy in Public Policy CMN 321 Strategies of Persuasion
CMN 323 Argumentation CMN 325 Politics and the Media CMN 326 Mass Media and Audience
CMN 340 Visual Politics CMN 345 Visual Media Effects CMN 415 Classical Rhetorics
CMN 416 Early Modern Rhetorics CMN 417 Contemporary Rhetorics CMN 421 Persuasion Theory and Research
CMN 423 Rhetorical Criticism CMN 424 Campaigning to Win CMN 450 Topics in Public Communication
CMN 464 Health Comm Campaigns