Communication & Information Design (CID)

CID 103  Speaking & Listening  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
Introduces principles of speaking and listening with emphasis on exposition and its application to public speaking.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.
(Gen Ed: H)

CID 204  Introduction to Rhetoric  3(3-0)  

Provides an introduction to the rhetorical tradition in relationship to the needs of various cultural, technological, and professional contexts.

CID 205  Introduction to User Experience  3(3-0)  

Spring.
Course introduces the techniques and principles for measuring and improving the user's experience with digital documents, such as web pages and mobile applications.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 212  Rhetorical Persuasion & Argumentation  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
Argumentation focuses on the methods advocates employ to make rational decisions and to win assent to others' statements. Particular emphasis on the nature and skills of reasoned discourse.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 221  Interpersonal Communication  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
The principles and skills of speaking, applied to informal speaking situations. Topics covered include openness, genuineness, and talking appropriately to people.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 230  Document Design  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
Course emphasizes the analysis, design, and creation of ethically sound and rhetorically effective print and digital documents.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 260  Language Acquisition & Linguistics  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
Normal processes of development of language in children, growth of language, including structure, comprehension, use of oral and written language, other symbolic behavior.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 291  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

As Needed.
Special Topics.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 295  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

As Needed.
Independent Study.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: Permission of instructor.

CID 335  (WS 335)  Gender & Communication  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
This course examines the ways that gender affects communication behaviors and helps develop an awareness of the processes that affect gender socialization and stereotyping.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 345  Intercultural Communication  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
The purpose of this course is to explore Intercultural Communication with the intent to better understand and appreciate cultural differences.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 350  Communicating in Professions  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
Introduces the basics of professional communication in the workplace. The course attends to both theory and practice in interpersonal, small group, organizational and intercultural communication.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior or senior standing.

CID 376  User Experience Design  3(3-0)  

Fall.
Course familiarizes students with the commonly accepted principles of design that influence how digital texts look and act.
Prerequisite: CID 205.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 377  Usability & User Experience  3(3-0)  

Spring.
Course familiarizes students with the methods, techniques, and tools for collecting the data used to measure User Experience, specifically usability testing.
Prerequisite: CID 205.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.

CID 491  Special Topics  (1-3 V)  

As Needed.
Special Topics.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: Permission of instructor.

CID 493  Seminar  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
This course will synthesize skills learned in the minor exposing students to theories and practices of communication training and development with an applied focus.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: Junior or senior standing.

CID 495  Independent Study  (1-3 V)  

As Needed.
Independent Study.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: Permission of instructor.

CID 583  Contemporary Cultural Communication  3(3-0)  

As Needed.
The purpose of this course is to explore Intercultural Communication with the intent to better understand and appreciate cultural differences.
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: None.
Registration Information: None.