Communication (COMD)

Communication Courses

COMD 322  Aviation and Aerospace Communication  3 Credits (3,0)

This course introduces the practices of communicating news and issues in aviation and aerospace to a variety of publics through magazine-style writing and public speaking. Students will learn how to recognize the news value of contemporary aviation issues, to gain an understanding of those issues through research and interviews with experts, and to write about and discuss the issues. Coursework also includes readings from respected aviation writers that illustrate aviation's economic and social impact on society. Special topics include safety, airport security and congestion, emerging legal issues, and international aviation trends.
Prerequisites: ENGL 221 or ENGL 222 and COMD 265.