• 1. Principles of Oral Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 1.) Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement. Examination of foundations of communication and public speaking. Consideration of number of basic theories related to study of communication and development of skills to enable composition and delivery of speeches in accordance with specific rhetorical concepts. Improvement of ability to analyze, organize, and critically think about communicative messages while becoming better equipped to articulate ideas. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 1A. Public Speaking for Nonnative Speakers

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 1A.) Lecture, four hours. Designed for nonnative speakers of English to increase fluency and vocabulary while improving presentation skills, language usage, reasoning, style, and delivery. Conversation and pronunciation practice. Focus on theory and practice of public speaking, including selection of content, organization of ideas, language, and delivery. Practice in extemporaneous and manuscript speaking. Critical analysis of speeches in both contemporary and historical settings. Special emphasis on group discussions, evaluations, practice of both public and private speaking skills. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 1B. Learning American English and Culture from Movies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 1B.) Lecture, four hours. Advancement of students' fluency in conversational English while increasing their awareness of American popular culture. Primer on American-style colloquial English and nuances of contemporary customs and values offered through guided immersion in popular cinema. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 10. Introduction to Communication Studies

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 10.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to fields of mass communication and interpersonal communication. Study of modes, media, and effects of mass communication, interpersonal processes, and communication theory. Letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • M70. Origin of Language

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M70.) (Same as German M70 and Indo-European Studies M70.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Theoretical and methodological issues surrounding origin of language. Topics include evolutionary theory, evolution of man, how language is organized in brain, and science of language, including physiology of speech, phonetics, and comparative reconstruction. Letter grading.

  • M72A. Sex from Biology to Gendered Society

    Units: 6

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M72A.) (Same as Clusters M72A, Society and Genetics M72A, and Sociology M72A.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Course M72A is enforced requisite to M72B, which is enforced requisite to M72CW. Limited to first-year freshmen. Examination of many ways in which sex and sexual identity shape and are shaped by biological and social forces, approached from complementary perspectives of anthropology, biology, medicine, and sociology. Specific topics include biological origins of sex differences, intersex, gender identity, gender inequality, homosexuality, sex differences, sex/gender and law, and politics of sex research. Letter grading.

  • M72B. Sex from Biology to Gendered Society

    Units: 6

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M72B.) (Same as Clusters M72B, Society and Genetics M72B, and Sociology M72B.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course M72A. Limited to first-year freshmen. Examination of many ways in which sex and sexual identity shape and are shaped by biological and social forces, approached from complementary perspectives of anthropology, biology, medicine, and sociology. Specific topics include biological origins of sex differences, intersex, gender identity, gender inequality, homosexuality, sex differences, sex/gender and law, and politics of sex research. Letter grading.

  • M72CW. Sex from Biology to Gendered Society: Special Topics

    Units: 6

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M72CW.) (Same as Clusters M72CW, Society and Genetics M72CW, and Sociology M72CW.) Seminar, three hours. Enforced requisite: course M72B. Limited to first-year freshmen. Topics may include politics of reproduction, sexuality, sexual identity, social construction of gender, and reproductive technologies. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 88. Sophomore Seminars: Communication Studies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 88.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to maximum of 20 lower division students. Readings and discussions designed to introduce students to current research in discipline. Culminating project may be required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 89.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 89HC.) Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 99.) Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 100. Communication Theory

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 100.) Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 10 or Linguistics 1 or Sociology 1 or Psychology 10. Analysis of fundamental nature of human communication; its physical, linguistic, psychological, and sociological bases. Study of theoretical models explicating process and constituents of communicative act. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 101. Freedom of Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 101.)Lecture, four hours. Analysis of legal, political, and philosophical issues entailed in rights of free expression, access to audience, and access to information. Study of court decisions governing freedom of communication in U.S. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 102. Principles of Argumentation

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 102.) Lecture, four hours. Analysis of propositions, tests of evidence, briefing. Study of hindrances to clear thinking, ambiguity of terms, and prejudices. Critical analysis of selected argumentative speeches. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 103A. Forensics

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 103A.) Lecture, three hours. Basic preparation for participation in on-campus and intercollegiate forensics activities, including exposure to fundamentals of competitive forensic events. Students practice public address, interpretation of literature, debate, oratory, and extemporaneous speaking and engage in independent research and analysis. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 103B. Forensics

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 103B.) Lecture, three hours. Advanced practicum in speech. Participation in on-campus and intercollegiate forensics activities, including exposure to fundamentals of competitive forensic events. Students practice public address, interpretation of literature, debate, oratory, and extemporaneous speaking and engage in independent research and analysis. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 104. Analysis and Briefing

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 104.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of selected political or social issues, preparation of bibliography, analysis and evaluation of issues and arguments. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 105. Conspiracy Theories, Media, and Middle East

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 105.) Lecture, three hours. Background knowledge of Middle East not required. Through mass and digital media, conspiracy theories reshape politics and society around world. Although globally widespread, they find particularly fertile ground in Middle East. Definition, identification, and analysis of conspiracy theories as they appear in media of Muslim societies. Interdisciplinary approach to question of what conspiracy theories tell about relationship between media and society in Middle East. Case studies, such as conspiracies about 9/11, to be taken from Middle Eastern media sources in English translation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 106. Reporting America

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 106.) Lecture, three hours. Introduction to main western European and Middle Eastern news media, with materials in English. Exploration of how U.S. is represented in Europe, Middle East, Iran, and Afghanistan, with focus on three comparative case studies of Britain, Spain, and Germany. In-depth coverage of American news as reflected in Europe and Middle East. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 107. Terrorism in Journalism

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 107.) Lecture, three hours. How do media outlets in Middle East represent Islamist terrorism? How do they describe, analyze, and comment on suicide attacks? Focus on Arab, Afghan, and Iranian media discussions of this phenomenon to explore evolution of meaning of terrorism in Muslim societies. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 109. Entrepreneurial Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 109.) Lecture, four hours. Study of entrepreneurial communication from foundations in internal and external communication and development of data analysis, interpretation, and presentational skills utilized in existing, as well as in development of, contemporary innovative businesses. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 110. Gender and Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 110.) Lecture, four hours. Understanding gender is fundamental part of understanding who we are as human beings. Exploration of crucial role of gender in spheres of life involving communication and role and origins of gender differences in communication. Contexts of communication include family, workplace, sexuality, and intimate relationships. Discussion of how media influence conceptions of gender. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 111. Conflict and Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 111.) Lecture, three hours. Analysis of when and why conflict is prevalent in daily lives (including mass media) and how communication affects reactions to and consequences of conflict. Conflict is part of our evolutionary heritage. How well we handle various conflicts affects, to great degree, our success or failure wherever we interact with others, including intimate relations, school, and workplace. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 112. Current Issues in Vocal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 112.) Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 118 or 120 or 126. Examination of contemporary issues in evolutionary communication research. Topics include design of communication systems, animal signaling, social communication, and speech production and perception. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M113. Nonverbal Communication and Body Language

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M113.) (Same as Psychology M137B.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of how various forms of nonverbal communication convey meaningful information to perceivers, with focus on both production and perception of multiple communication formats (e.g., affect expression of face and body, gesture, and kinematics), with strong emphasis on body language. Readings from variety of related fields. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 114. Understanding Relationships

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 114.) Lecture, four hours. Explanation of types of communication that occur in close relationships, especially romantic relationships. In-depth coverage of variety of relationship topics, including intimacy, stages of intimate relationships, why we choose to get involved with some people as opposed to others, flirting, and self-disclosure. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 116. Communication and Conflict in Couples and Families

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 116.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of (1) dysfunctional communication and conflict in couples and families and (2) relationship of these processes to individual psychopathology, marital discord, and family disruption (e.g., separation and divorce). P/NP or letter grading.

  • M117. Negotiation

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M117.) (Same as Labor and Workplace Studies M117.) Lecture, four hours. Art and science of negotiation in securing agreements between independent parties. Theory and practice that underlies successful negotiation. Experiential course in which students learn broad array of negotiation skills, including identifying one's own (and others') communication style, identifying and incorporating components of successful negotiation, and resolving conflict between parties. Letter grading.

  • 118. Language and Music

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 118.) Lecture, three hours. Cognitive science exploration of structure and evolution of language and music and their relationships to communication, cognition, and culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 119. Voice and Its Perception

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 119.) Lecture, four hours. Focus on how human voice conveys information about identity of speakers, physical characteristics, personality, and emotional state, and on how listeners utilize this information to make judgments about speakers. Letter grading.

  • 120. Group Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 120.) Lecture, four hours. Examination of group communication from perspectives of evolutionary psychology, communications, and psycholinguistics. Topics include evolution of cooperation, ingroup and outgroup dynamics, gossip, music improvisation, and conversational behavior. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M123W. Talk and Body

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M123W.) (Same as Anthropology M157W.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: English Composition 3. Relationship between language and human body raises host of interesting topics. New approaches to phenomena such as embodiment become possible when body is analyzed, not as isolated entity, but as visible agent whose talk and action are lodged within both processes of human interaction and rich settings where people pursue courses of action that count in their lives. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • M125. Talk and Social Institutions

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M125.) (Same as Sociology CM125.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Practices of communication and social interaction in number of major institutional sites in contemporary society. Setting varies but may include emergency services, police and courts, medicine, news interviews, and political oratory. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 126. Evolution of Interpersonal Communication

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Examination of current issues in interpersonal communication from perspectives of evolutionary psychology and biology. Topics include coevolution of signaler and receiver adaptations, nonverbal communication, courtship behavior, miscommunication between sexes, implied language use, and deception. Letter grading.

  • M127. Animal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M127.) (Same as Anthropology M128Q.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for Anthropology and Communication Studies majors. Evolution, functions, design, and diversity of animal communication systems such as bird song, dolphin calls, whale song, primate social signals, and human language. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 128. Play and Entertainment

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 128.) Lecture, three hours. Entertainment is significant component of both interpersonal and mass communication. Examination of evolutionary history, cognitive mechanisms, and social dimensions of play and entertainment, as well as their possible pedagogical effects. Letter grading.

  • 129. Gaming Mind

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 129.) Lecture, three hours. Exploration of various aspects of online computer games that are becoming increasingly popular and technically sophisticated, with focus on what people learn from games, how they learn it, and whether learning is potentially useful. Letter grading.

  • 132. Multicultural Television

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 132.) Lecture, four hours. Critical evaluation of television programming and scholarly research of new developments in television. Application of research findings by students to real-world contexts in course discussions, papers, and presentations. Letter grading.

  • 133. Decoding Media Strategies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 133.) Lecture, three hours. Today's mass media are thriving business, central part of cultural identity, and vital component of democracy. How do these different and often conflicting functions determine content of mass media? Examination of psychological dynamics of advertising, nature of entertainment and mass culture, practice of propaganda, and changing patterns of media ownership. Assessment of impact of mass media on individuals and social institutions. Letter grading.

  • 136. Media Portrayals of Gays and Lesbians

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 136.) Lecture, three hours. How mass media have portrayed gays and lesbians and why. Media's depiction, portrayal, and handling of homosexuality, with particular focus on how gays and lesbians have been negatively stereotyped, portrayed unrealistically, and often not portrayed at all. Exploration not only of how gays and lesbians have been represented, but also why certain portrayals have tended to dominate. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M137. Transnational Bollywood

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M137.) (Same as Asian American Studies M172C.) Lecture, three hours. Study of how popular Bollywood cinema materializes colonial and postcolonial formations pertaining to gender, class and caste, sexuality, race, and economic liberalization in South Asia, as well as across South Asian communities in North America, U.K., and Africa. Examination of how complex relationships between Bollywood and transnational South Asian diasporas enable us to better understand South Asian American communities. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 140. Theory of Persuasive Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 140.) Lecture, four hours. Dynamics of communication designed to influence human conduct; analysis of structure of persuasive discourse; integration of theoretical materials from relevant disciplines of humanities and social sciences. Letter grading.

  • 141. Films of Persuasion: Social and Political Advocacy in Mass Society

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 141.) Lecture, four hours. Films often provide commentary about public issues. Examination of how films communicate to large audiences about history, society, and politics. Critical evaluation of these works to understand power and limitations of films as social persuasion. Letter grading.

  • 143. Rhetoric of Popular Culture

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 143.) Lecture, three hours. Rhetorical approach to study of U.S. popular culture. Examination, both at theoretical level and through specific case studies, of ways in which popular cultural texts perform rhetorically to influence political and social struggles shaping everyday life. How do particular artifacts or communicative texts constitute source for (re)negotiation of cultural meanings as well as greater understanding of ways language functions as vehicle for human action. Letter grading.

  • M144A. Conversational Structures I

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M144A.) (Same as Sociology M124A.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to some structures that are employed in organization of conversational interaction, such as turn-taking organization, organization of repair, and some basic sequence structures with limited expansions. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M144B. Conversational Structures II

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M144B.) (Same as Sociology M124B.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course M144A. Consideration of some more expanded sequence structures, story structures, topical sequences, and overall structural organization of single conversations. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 145. Situation Comedy and American Culture

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 145.) Lecture, three hours. Historical analysis of sitcom genre from its beginning in late 1940s to present. Investigation of how sitcoms have influenced American life and culture and how American life and culture have influenced sitcoms. Exploration of issues of family, race and ethnicity, class and economy, gender roles, and political culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 146. Evolution of Mass Media Images

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 146.) Lecture, four hours; discussion/laboratory, one hour. Analysis of evolutionary psychology as basis for images selected by media portraying women and/or minorities in entertainment, advertising, and informational communication. Letter grading.

  • M147. Sociology of Mass Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M147.) (Same as Sociology M176.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Studies in relationship between mass communication and social organization. Topics include history and organization of major media institutions, social forces that shape production of mass media news and entertainment, selected studies in media content, and effects of media on society. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 148. Integrated Marketing Communications

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 148.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of key concepts and methods in marketing communications in both traditional and digital media. Development and execution of communications strategies, with primary emphasis on consumer insight, branding, market segmentation and positioning, message strategy, promotion, and execution of marketing communications through appropriate media technologies. Letter grading.

  • M149. Media: Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M149.) (Same as Gender Studies M149 and Labor and Workplace Studies M149.) Lecture, four hours; activity, one hour. Limited to junior/senior Communication Studies and Gender Studies majors and Labor and Workplace Studies minors. Examination of manner in which media culture induces people to perceive various dominant and dominated and/or colonized groups of people. Ways in which women, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, racial, and ethnic marginalized peoples, class relations, and other subaltern or subordinated groups are presented and often misrepresented in media. Investigation and employment of practical applications of communications and feminist theories for understanding ideological nature of stereotyping and politics of representation through use of media, guest presentations, lectures, class discussions, and readings. Introduction to theory and practice of cultural studies. Letter grading.

  • 150. Methodologies in Communication Research

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 150.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: Economics 41 or Statistics 10. Limited to Communication Studies majors. Critical studies of quantitative and qualitative methodologies in communication research. Letter grading.

  • 151. Computer-Mediated Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 151.) Lecture, four hours. Examination of how computer technology, particularly Internet, has influenced patterns of human communication. History and distinctiveness of computer-mediated communication (CMC). CMC's influence on modern economic, political, and social interaction. Letter grading.

  • 152. Analysis of Communication Effects

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 152.) Lecture, four hours. Survey of experimental and field research on effects of communications. Study of source, message, and environmental factors affecting audience response. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153. Media and Aggression against Women

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M153.) (Same as Gender Studies M153.) Lecture, three hours. Social scientific study of intersection between mass media and men's aggression against women. Particular consideration of sexual aggression, pornography, and characteristics of aggressive men. Analysis of interaction between nature and nurture. Letter grading.

  • 154. Social Communication and New Technology

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 154.) Lecture, four hours. Internet's digital core was designed for military command. Yet emerging network was gradually co-opted to perform communicative functions such as gossip, dating, news, entertainment, and trade. Exploration of history, social effects, and possible futures of digital communication. Letter grading.

  • 155. Artificial Intelligence and New Media

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 155.) Lecture, three hours. Review of origin and modern development of artificial intelligence (AI) and its recent breakthroughs, with special emphasis on its usages of media industry (personalization, recommendation, and target advertising). Study includes technical merits and controversies such as ethical and moral issues of AI, privacy concerns in data collection, and fair use of AI in general. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 156. Social Networking

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 156.) Lecture, three hours. Investigation of how new online social networks have facilitated interpersonal interactions for knowledge sharing, romance, business, politics, and entertainment. Critical investigation of current popular social networking websites (e.g., Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, You Tube) through social network analysis and other social science research methods. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 157. Celebrity, Fame, and Social Media

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 157.) Lecture, three hours. Analysis of how following personal lives of media-created celebrities impacts self-esteem, connectedness, and personal relationships from cultural studies and social sciences perspectives, and how entities cultivate celebrity for financial gain. Topics include celebrity gossip and privacy, news sharing, public relations, and impact of social media on fan support, image construction, and damage control. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 158. Revolutions in Communication Technology

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 158.) Lecture, three hours. Study of dynamic processes of innovation in history of communication from its earliest expressions to information age. Examination of developments in speech, images, and writing. Investigation of interactions of cognitive factors, social change, and technological innovation. Letter grading.

  • M159. Pornography and Evolution

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M159.) (Same as Gender Studies M159.) Lecture, three hours. Discussion of theories and research on why pornography exists and its effects. Use of topic to illustrate value of evolutionary theory to social sciences generally. Letter grading.

  • 160. Political Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 160.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Study of nature and function of communication in political sphere; analysis of contemporary and historical communications within established political institutions; state papers; deliberative discourses; electoral campaigns. Letter grading.

  • 162. Presidential Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 162.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of historical evolution of presidential communication environment, resources, and strategies, as well as how presidential campaign communication has evolved over time and implications for how presidents govern. Letter grading.

  • 163. Public Diplomacy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 163.) Seminar, four hours. Exploration of field of public diplomacy and its theory and practices. How points of view and imagery in context of international politics can be influenced and changed. Development of presentation skills and understanding of structure of profession. Letter grading.

  • 164. Entertainment Law

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 164.) Lecture, three hours. Various issues in entertainment industry, with primary focus on business, legal, and free speech-related concepts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M165. Agitational Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M165.) (Same as Labor and Workplace Studies M175.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Theory of agitation; agitation as force for change in existing institutions and policies in democratic society. Intensive study of selected agitational movements and technique and content of their communications. Letter grading.

  • 166. Communicative Dynamics in Film and Television Production

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 166.) Lecture, four hours. Identification of how motivation and creativity interact with business interest, research, and policies in producing entertainment for media market. Letter grading.

  • 167. Sex, Politics, and Race: Free Speech on Campus

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 167.) Lecture, three hours. Focus on concept of freedom of expression on campus during postsecondary education. How First Amendment, case law, and federal and state statutes affect students' and teachers' abilities to speak on and off campus. Discussion of harassment and campus speech codes, campus demonstrations, student publications, student conduct regulations, and restrictions on displays of art and academic freedom. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168. Free Speech in Advertising

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 168.) Lecture, three hours. Exploration of First Amendment and commercial speech within context of product and service advertising (e.g., vice products such as tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs, gambling; pharmaceutical drugs; and political advertisements). Examination of when, where, and how (time/place/manner) restrictions imposed on advertising and commercial speech, with specific reference to shopping malls, news tabloid racks, and billboards, among other places. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M169. Critical Vision: History of Art as Social and Political Commentary

    Units: 5

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M169.) (Same as Honors Collegium M179.) Seminar, three hours. Study of tradition of visual arts (painting, graphic art, photography, sculpture) as vehicles for social and political commentary. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 170. Legal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 170.) Lecture, four hours. Study of trial and appellate processes as systems of communication. Analysis of elements of juridical process as they affect quality of communication content. Study of rules of evidence, jury behavior, and structure of legal discourse. Letter grading.

  • 171. Theories of Freedom of Speech and Press

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 171.) Lecture, three hours. Exploration of relationship between freedoms of speech and press and values of liberty, self-realization, self-government, truth, dignity, respect, justice, equality, association, and community. Study of significance of these values examined in connection with issues such as obscenity, defamation, access to media, and control of commercial, corporate, and government speech. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M172. Free Speech in Workplace

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M172.) (Same as Labor and Workplace Studies M172.) Lecture, three hours. Focus on concept of freedom of expression in workplace and how First Amendment, case law, and federal and state statutes affect one's ability to speak at work. Conflict between discrimination law and ability to speak freely at work as well as meaning and limits of academic freedom. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 175. Criticism and Public Arts

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 175.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Introduction to methods and problems of criticism in public arts. Study of several types of critical methods: formalistic, analogue, pragmatic, and aesthetic criticism. Topics include definition of art and criticism, aesthetic media, genre and resources of film, television, theater, and public discourse, varieties of critical method, problems of critical judgment. Letter grading.

  • M176. Visual Communication and Social Advocacy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M176.) (Same as Labor and Workplace Studies M176.) Lecture, four hours. Visual communication reaches diverse audiences in communicating major social and political topics. Cartoons, posters, murals, and documentary photography have had powerful world impact. Survey of all four genres of visual communications as features of modern mass media. Letter grading.

  • 178. Propaganda and Media

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 178.) Lecture, three hours. Examination of nature of propaganda, institutional structure of American media, and relationship between propaganda and American news media. History of propaganda in America from World War I era forward, competing theories of democracy and media, and role of corporations in propaganda and news. Letter grading.

  • 179. Images of U.S.

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 179.) Lecture, four hours. Awareness of international role of U.S. necessitates clear understanding of way our nation is perceived by others. Exploration of roots of U.S. images in minds of people abroad. Analysis of influences that contribute to images and ways in which images affect practical matters. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 182. Nonverbal Communication in Architecture

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 182.) Lecture, four hours. Study of how elements of design and style of various buildings in architectural history send messages to viewers and users of such buildings. Letter grading.

  • 183. Media and Mind

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 183.) Lecture, three hours. Investigation of media persuasion and entertainment appeal through three intersecting approaches: study of cognition. reflection on personal experience, and hands-on analysis of television, film, and radio. Topics include perception, imagination, narrative, play, emotion, and dreams. Students collaborate with each other to assemble media critiques and create their own short stories. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 184. Abortion, Death Penalty, and Gun Control: Arguing Contemporary Social Issues

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 184.) Lecture, four hours. Focus on variety of hot-button contemporary social issues to provide students with knowledge of arguments on both sides of issues covered, with emphasis on sound reasoning to support various arguments. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 185. Field Studies in Communication

    Units: 2 to 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 185.) Lecture, two hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Fieldwork in communication. Students participate in two-hour seminar sessions and spend seven hours in approved community settings each week for each 2 units of credit. May be taken for maximum of 4 units per term. P/NP grading.

  • 187. Ethical and Policy Issues in Institutions of Mass Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 187.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive examination of ethical and policy issues arising from interaction of media institutions (print, film, broadcasting, and new technologies) and societal institutions (Congress, federal agencies, courts, Presidency, schools, churches, political action groups, advertisers, and audiences). P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188A. Variable Topics in Mass Communication and Media Institutions

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 188A.) Lecture, four hours. Variable topics; consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. Letter grading.

  • 188B. Variable Topics in Interpersonal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 188B.) Lecture, three hours. Variable topics; consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. Letter grading.

  • 188C. Variable Topics in Communication Technology and Digital Systems

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 188C.) Lecture, four hours. Variable topics; consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188D. Variable Topics in Political and Legal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 188D.) Lecture, four hours. Variable topics; consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188E. Variable Topics: Practicum

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 188E.) Lecture, three hours. Practicum lectures on selected topics in communication. Reading, writing, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188SA. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to discuss selected USIE seminar topic, conduct preparatory research, and begin preparation of syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SB. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SA. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to finalize course syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SC. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SB. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor while facilitating USIE 88S course. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 189.) Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 189HC.) Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 191A. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Mass Communication and Media Institutions

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 191A.) Seminar, three hours. Research seminars on selected topics in mass communication. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 191B. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Interpersonal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 191B.) Seminar, three hours. Research seminars on selected topics in interpersonal communication. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 191C. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Communication Technology and Digital Systems

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 191C.) Seminar, three hours. Research seminars on selected topics in communication technology and digital systems. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 191D. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Political and Legal Communication

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 191D.) Seminar, three hours. Research seminars on selected topics in political and legal communication. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M191DC. CAPPP Washington, DC, Research Seminars

    Units: 8

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies M191DC.) (Same as History M191DC, Political Science M191DC, and Sociology M191DC.) Seminar, three hours; laboratory, 24 hours. Limited to CAPPP Program students. Seminars for undergraduate students in Center for American Politics and Public Policy's program in Washington, DC. Focus on development and execution of original empirical research based on experiences from Washington, DC-based field placements. Study of variety of qualitative methods (observation, interviewing, etc.), with comparison to quantitative analysis. Examination of features of solid and significant research; intensive writing. Letter grading.

  • 191E. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Practicum

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 191E.) Seminar, three hours. Practicum seminars on selected topics in communication. Reading, writing, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 194. Research Group Seminars: Communication Studies

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 194.) Seminar, two hours. Designed for undergraduate students who are part of research group. Discussion of research methods and current literature in field or of research of faculty members or students. May be repeated for credit. P/NP grading.

  • 195. Summer Internships

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 195.) Tutorial, to be arranged. Internship in supervised setting in community agency or business. Students meet with adviser and provide final reports of their experiences. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. Offered in summer only. P/NP grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Communication Studies

    Units: 2 to 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 197.) Tutorial, one hour. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject area required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 198A. Honors Research in Communication Studies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 198A.) Tutorial, three hours. Requisites: courses 10, 150. Limited to junior/senior majors. Development of comprehensive research project under direct supervision of faculty member. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 198B. Honors Research in Communication Studies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 198B.) Tutorial, three hours. Requisite: course 198A. Limited to junior/senior majors. Continuation of work initiated in course 198A. Presentation of summary of data gathered and relevant progress to supervising faculty member. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 198C. Honors Research in Communication Studies

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 198C.) Tutorial, three hours. Requisite: course 198B. Limited to junior/senior majors. Completion of research developed in courses 198A, 198B. Presentation of honors project to supervising faculty member. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research or Senior Project in Communication Studies

    Units: 2 to 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 199.) Tutorial, one hour. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    (Formerly numbered Communication Studies 375.) Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.