Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Comm 516 Communicating Environmental Controversies

With a special emphasis on environmental extremes and controversies, this course explores how everyday communication shapes the way we think about, talk about, and relate to the natural world. The class covers the latest theoretical and practical approaches to environmental communication, the makeup of environmental controversies, and the different factors that shape public opinion on those controversies within the United States. The goal of this course is to support students in becoming sophisticated consumers and producers of environmental communication. Expected prep: Comm 300, Comm 311.


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