COMMUNICATION

COMM-531
Political Communication (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

(CS, PC) (MS) Examines the role of communication in politics and advocacy and applies public communication principles to advocacy and political campaigns. Includes the role of media relations in politics, the impact of television on political discourse, political message development, political advertising, ethics in political persuasion, and the impact of political communication on our democratic institutions, as well as how to interpret public opinion, identify and reach constituencies, and develop political communication strategies. Prerequisite: minimum 2.5 GPA.