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Leadership and Enterprise Studies (LDRS)

LDRS 3311:    Organizational Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0) Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or higher; Commnications majors and minors must also have completed or be concurrently enrolled in COMM 3310.
An introduction to theories and processes of communication within and by organizations.Cross-listed with COMM 3311.

LDRS 3313:    Public Relations Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0) Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher.
An introductory to the history, theories, and principles of public relations as a communication activity and it role and practice in various organizational contexts.  Cross-listed with COMM 3313.

LDRS 3315:    Leadership Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher
An introduction to classic and contemporary leadership theories, with an emphasis on the central role of leadership communication.  Cross-listed with COMM 3315.

LDRS 3317:    Interviewing

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher.
Explores dyadic communication in a variety of contextual settings: mentoring, coaching, and other human resource development activities; consulting and sales; research; and assessment. Cross-listed with COMM 3317.

LDRS 3326:    Business Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher; Communications majors and minors must also have completed or be concurrently enrolled in COMM 3310.
Introduction to the theory and practice of communication in workplace settings.  Students learn and gain experience in common business communication genres through analysis of business problems and preparation of effective written and oral communication solutions.  Cross-listed with COMM 3326.

 LDRS 4313:    Communication and Conflict

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher.
An introduction to theories and principles of conflict and communication and the role of communicating in causing, preventing, mediating, and managing the conflict process.  Cross-listed with COMM 4313.

LDRS 4315:    Global Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s):  Junior standing or higher.
Explores theories of global communication for the purpose of applying theory to concrete situations involving media, identity, and global communication flows.  Cross-listed with COMM.

LDRS 4316:    Visual Communication

Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302; Sophomore standing or higher.
Explores historical and conceptual approaches to visual communication ranging from the origins of writing to contemporary trends in art, design, and technology.  Cross-listed with COMM 4316. (Formerly: “Image Communication”)