Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Comm 514 Topics in Communication, Culture, and Community

Examination and analysis of human symbolic activity as the management of meaning, with the capacity to shape and influence thought, action, and world view. Particular attention given to assumptions regarding intent, effects, meaning, understanding, and interpretation, and their implications for studying communication from modernist and post-modernist perspectives. Specific topics vary with instructor. May be repeated for graduate credit.


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