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Communication and Information Sciences (CIS)

College of Social Sciences

CIS 699 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times.

CIS 701 Communication/Information Theories of Society (3) A critical review of major theoretical and empirical traditions in communication and information sciences. Focus on European, American, Third World, and applied research. Pre: consent.

CIS 702 Communication/Information Technologies (3) Technological concepts underlying data communications; information processing and computers; communication channels and networks, information storage and retrieval, and computer hardware and software. Pre: consent.

CIS 703 Communication/Information Research Methods (3) Current research methodologies in decision sciences, computer science, library science, and communication. Emphasis on methodologies suitable for interdisciplinary analysis. Pre: consent.

CIS 704 Special Topics in Communication and Information Sciences (V) Seminar reflecting research interests of faculty and current interdisciplinary topics in communication and information sciences. Repeatable unlimited times. Graduate students only.

CIS 720 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Communication and Information Sciences (1) Exploration of relationships between disciplines in social sciences, science and technology, and humanities. Faculty and student presentations. Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

CIS 799 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Individualized program of directed reading and/or research outside the scope of regularly titled courses. Pre: consent. Plan must include goals and rationale.

CIS 800 Dissertation Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times.