Course Descriptions

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

CORH: Communications and Rhetoric

CORH 203 (3) Communication in the Sciences
Practice-based course that develops intermediate level communication skills in the sciences. Emphasis on analysis of scientific literature and communicating science to experts in the discipline and lay audiences, in written, visual, oral, and digital modes.
Prerequisite: One of ENGL 109, ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153, ENGL 155, ENGL 156.
CORH 204 (3) Communications in the Humanities
Practice-based course that develops intermediate level communication skills in the humanities. Emphasis on analysis of humanities literature and communicating the humanities to experts in the discipline and lay audiences, in written, visual, oral, and digital modes.
Prerequisite: One of ENGL 109, ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153, ENGL 154, ENGL 155, ENGL 156.
CORH 205 (3) Communication in the Social Sciences
Practice-based course that develops intermediate level communication in the social sciences. Emphasis on analysis of social science literature and communicating the social sciences to experts in the discipline and lay audiences, in written, visual, oral, and digital modes.
Prerequisite: One of ENGL 109, ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153, ENGL 154, ENGL 155, ENGL 156.
CORH 206 (3) Rhetoric of Indigeneity
Language, concepts, and contexts of Indigeneity communicated historically and contemporarily in popular and academic discourse, with a focus on critical discourse analysis conducted through engagements with Indigenous Peoples perspectives and Indigenist methodologies.
Prerequisite: One of ENGL 109, ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153, ENGL 154, ENGL 155, ENGL 156, APSC 176.
CORH 216 (3) Communication and Media
Theory and practice of communication about, in and for various media, including digital, textual, audio and/or visual forms.
Prerequisite: One of ENGL 109, ENGL 112, ENGL 114, ENGL 150, ENGL 151, ENGL 153, ENGL 154, ENGL 155, ENGL 156, APSC 176.
CORH 321 (3) Personal and Professional Identity and Interpersonal Communication
Multidisciplinary concepts of and approaches to identity and agency in personal and professional interpersonal communication settings, face-to-face and online. Fosters application of communication skills and enactments of agency in dyadic and collaborative contexts.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor.
CORH 331 (3) Social Writing: Studies in Multimodal Communication
Practice-based approach to social media through writing studies' scholarship, with a focus on rhetorical analysis of social writing in digital platforms that inform self-representation and connect with groups/communities.
Prerequisite: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor.
CORH 360 (3) Public Memory, Commemoration, and Identity
Critical examination of commemoration practices, including museums, monuments, and heritage sites, specifically in terms of the construction of place, community, and identity. Credit will be granted for only one of CORH 360 OR CULT 360.
Prerequisite: 3 credits of 200 level CULT, CORH 204, or CORH 205.
Equivalency: CULT 360.
CORH 499 (3) Communication Capstone
Team-conducted project that identifies and addresses a professional, community, or academic topic, demonstrating an awareness of audience and context. Integrates knowledge and skills acquired throughout the certificate program.
Prerequisite: 9 credits of CORH certificate courses and third-year standing.

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