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Summer 2019 Undergraduate Course Schedule

Below is the Summer 2019 course schedule for the B.A. in Communications and B.A. in Sociology programs. If you are looking for graduate program courses, that information is located here.

Communications

COMM 3048 Art of Film (3)

Study of the principles by which film and video texts create meaning through screenings, lectures, and readings, with emphasis on major film theories and examination of narrative and documentary forms. Prerequisites: Completion of General Education Areas A, B4, and C and upper division status. Satisfies General Education Revolutionary Ideas and Innovations upper division Area C.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51007 $960 Online June 3 – July 9, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
M. Slaughter mslaughter@csub.edu

Note: This course is 5 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


COMM 3220 Public Relations Strategies and Tactics (3)

Study and application of strategies and tactics used in the public relations profession with an emphasis on written communication through news releases, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, magazines, media kits, and other public relations communication tools. Discussion of media relations and placement. Emphasis on the planning and execution of public relations communication. Discussion and application of communication theories that inform public relations writing and communication.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51008 $960 Online June 3 – July 9, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
K. Han khan1@csub.edu

Note: This course is 5 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


COMM 3260 Public Relations Management (3)

Analysis and application of public relations management strategies, with an emphasis on public relations research. Focus on the four-step process of public relations and current management practices in the profession including the use of research to identify organizational goals and objectives in public relations planning and research. Emphasizes crisis communications and issues management. Also addresses other important management elements of the profession and the advisor/counselor role of the public relations professional.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51009 $960 Online June 3 – August 13, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
M. Naser mnaser@csub.edu

 

Sociology

SOC 3300 Cultural and Social Geography (3)

This course explores spatial arrangements that affect and are affected by human activity on land.  Focus is on the ways in which places and things are laid out and organized in the major geographical regions of the world, including the Americas, Europe, greater Asia, and Africa.  Topics discussed include environment, demographic processes, health and malnutrition, language, religion, economic organization, and political structures.  Special emphasis is placed on Third World countries as well as on comparative, international perspectives.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51031 $960 Online June 3 – July 9, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
I. Kasselstrand ikasselstrand@csub.edu

Note: This course is 5 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


SOC 3510 Childhood and Society (3)

A chronological account of social and individual development during infancy, childhood, and adolescence with an emphasis on age-related changes in children's cognitive, social, physical, and personal characteristics. An analysis of how children interact with their social world at different ages, and how these interactions play a role in the developmental changes that lead to new forms of social interactions at later ages.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51032 $960 Online June 3 – July 9, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: June 3)
D. Arrieta darrieta@csub.edu

Note: This course is 5 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.


SOC 4038 Technology and Society (3)

This course offers a broad introduction to the social dimensions of technology and of emerging information and communication technologies. An emphasis will be placed on the specific historical and cultural contexts that shape practices of technology. Attention will be given to the diverse ways technology shapes social life, including culture, science, the economy, education, and the military. We will also examine how social structures of gender, race, class, sexuality, and nation are reproduced or reconfigured by technology. Satisfies General Education Revolutionary Ideas and Innovations upper division Area D.

Course #: Cost: Location: Date/Time: Instructor: Email:
51033 $960 Online July 11 – August 14, 2019
Online (log into Blackboard the first day of the term: July 11)
A. Sanchez asanchez49@csub.edu

Note: This course is 5 weeks in length and does not coincide with semester dates.