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COMM498 - Capstone

Course Details

Course Code: COMM498 Course ID: 5048 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The focus of this course is to review the major concepts, theories, and issues within the field of Communication and the application to current events and future possibilities. In this course, students will also have the opportunity to explore Communication philosophy from a variety of perspectives. As the capstone course in the Communication program, this course will also provide guidance as students develop a professional portfolio that can be used in seeking employment within the Communication field. (Prerequisites: COMM300, COMM304, COMM401, and Senior Standing and completion of all major courses prior to enrollment)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 02/27/22 Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/21 - 02/04/22 02/07/22 - 04/03/22 Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/21 - 04/01/22 04/04/22 - 05/29/22 Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/21 - 04/29/22 05/02/22 - 06/26/22 Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1:Assess the communication skills, theories and research you have learned throughout the program.

CO2: Illustrate why personal branding is important to success in the communications field.

CO3: Evaluate steps and actions needed to achieve future academic, personal and professional goals.

CO4: Critique key attributes of social media to gain fluency in appropriate and ethical use of the medium.

CO5: Apply best practices learned throughout the program to create a mock communications campaign.

Book Title: Just a Job? Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Author: Cheney, George
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195182781

Book Title:Just a Job? Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780195182781
Publication Info:Oxford University Press Lib
Author:Cheney, George
Unit Cost:$39.94

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.