CMN 496 SJG - Adv Topics in Communication - Communication & Language
Advanced topics in communication not treated in regularly scheduled courses; see Class Schedule for current topics. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated as topics vary.
This course explores (1) how the nature of human communication is shaped by the human ability to learn and use language, and (2) how the nature of human communication is shaped by the properties of the linguistic instruments humans have constructed. The course will introduce basic concepts of cognitive theories of linguistic communication, the empirical and theoretical issues that animate the study of linguistic communication, and the variety of disciplinary perspectives and research methods that can be brought to bear on those issues.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate