Course Description

Introduction to Communication, CMN 010V

Basic principles of communication and communication processes; models of communication; foundations of empirical research in communication; contexts of communication and communication research, including interpersonal, intercultural, news, entertainment, mediated, and others.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Davis, COMM

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: Meets Social Science GE requirement
Major Preparation: Proposed pre-requisite for Communication major status

UC Irvine:
General Education: III - Social and Behavioral Sciences

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward your degree (See your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Warren- May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 1 course towards Social Analysis; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science; Muir: may petition as one course in a matching GE sequence in Social Sciences; Muir: 1 course in a Social Science theme in "Language and Communication"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: This course will apply to Area D automatically upon completion
Major Preparation: Likely applicable as a substitute for Communications 1 after petition if and only if Communications 89 is completed at UCSB

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: PR-E

Course Fees

None

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Course Creators

John Theobald
John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football League, the California wine industry, energy and water issues, public land use, and tourism. John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football ...

John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football League, the California wine industry, energy and water issues, public land use, and tourism.

Laramie Taylor
Laramie Taylor has expertise in the uses and effects of traditional and new media, including effects related to sex and sexuality, gender, violence, and idealized bodies. Dr. Taylor also studies media involvement and fans. Laramie Taylor has expertise in the uses and effects of traditional and new media, including effects related to sex and sexuality, gender, violence, and idealized bodies. Dr. Taylor also studies media involvement and fans.
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