I teach a variety of classes in the Communication discipline:
CO/M 1010 Public Speaking (3L,3CR)[E][O]:
An introductory course in public speaking. The emphasis is on theory, speech development, and practice as the student is introduced to a variety of speaking situations from impromptu talks to platform speeches.
CO/M 1030 Interpersonal Communication (3L,3CR)[E]:
Focuses on face-to-face relationships in interpersonal communication settings. Self-concept, perception, language, nonverbal channels, listening, and emotions are presented as factors in dyadic relationships.
CO/M 1040 Introduction to Human Communication (3L,3CR)[E] [CS]:
An introduction to the nature and function of human symbolic communication in its various settings. The role of symbolic communication on the interpersonal level as a method of establishing and defining human relationships will be examined, as will the relationship of symbolic communication to the establishment and maintenance of larger behavioral, economic, and cultural processes and structures.
CO/M 1060 Forensics I (2LB,1CR):
For those students interested in competing in events sponsored by the National Community College Speech Association.
CO/M 2060 Forensics II (2LB,1CR) (Max. 2):
For those interested in competing in those events sponsored by Phi Rho Pi, the national community college speech association. Students will attend and participate in intercollegiate forensics as members of the forensics squad of Casper College. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Students may take this course only twice.
CO/M 2135 Gender, Communication and Culture (3L,3CR):
This course provides both a theoretical and real-life view, for both genders, on how our communication in work, school, social and relationship settings help shape and design our gender constructs.