Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Comm 437 Urban Communication

Course utilizes a cultural, contextual approach to the study of urban communication structures, processes and practices. Macro and micro features are examined with the goal of understanding the role of communication in structuring social life in urban environments. Relevant theories on urban life and multiple dimensions of verbal and nonverbal communication codes are examined as they apply in urban contexts. Theoretical and empirical approaches recognize urban centers as dynamic multicultural environments. Research project required.




upper-division standing. Expected preparation: core communication courses (Comm 300, Comm 311, Comm 316, Comm 326), and Comm 322 - Mass Comm & Society.
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