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SCC 400 and the Rethink Campaign Hands-On Approach to a Theory Based Education

October 31, 2017 by Heather Matley and Tessa King | Student Guest Blogger

SCC 400 and the Rethink Campaign By Heather Matley, Carolyn Crosby, and Tessa King. The semester long course SCC 400, or Message Design II, works to instill effective message implementation skills in students by giving them the chance to design and implement a campaign under expert supervision. Students  are able to gain first hand marketing experience while applying

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The Theory of Buying a Flamingo Theories of Persuassion (COM 210)

October 27, 2017 by Carolyn Devan, Brooke Francis, Hannah Klinedinst | Student Guest Blogger

by Carolyn Devan, Brooke Francis, Hannah Klinedinst What if I told you I had the background knowledge to persuade you to buy a flamingo? Well, I may just be able to with the help of my little friend, Theory of Planned Behavior. Looking at your behavior, normative, and control beliefs I can ideally predict and

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Conflict, Negotiation, and Power COM 440 Course Overview

September 28, 2017 by Tim Cotter, Eva Huang, Irma Munoz | Course Overviews

Remember how much you loved Theories of Persuasion? Wish you could continue learning about persuasive communication? COM 440, or Conflict, Negotiation, and Power, takes persuasive communication to the next level by teaching you how to use those persuasion skills in conflict resolution and negotiations scenarios. Everyone has experienced conflict before, and it is likely that everyone

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COM 310 – Business and Professional Communication The course that will put you on the path to success!

September 28, 2017 by Lauren McClendon, Bryanna Merda, Shanna Mirfakhraei, Tanaz Nourian | Course Overviews

Are you looking for the basic tools that are vital for your future? Concerned about how to navigate that internship or first job? Guess what? As a School of Communication student, the tools are available to you through COM 310, Business and Professional Communication. Looking for internships and jobs as eager students, it is extremely

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Risk and Crisis Communication Course Overview

August 15, 2017 by | Course Overviews

The School of Communication here at Chapman University contains a variety of classes that are designed to give students the opportunity to gain valuable skills that will assist them in the workplace.  Throughout my time at Chapman, I have taken many of these classes and have seen firsthand the impact that they can have in

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The Results Are In! The School of Communication’s “Rethink” Campaign had a BIG Impact on Campus Attitudes toward Prescription Stimulant Misuse

May 30, 2017 by Julia Ross, Josh Bright, Mara Manukyan, Allyson Wadman | Student Guest Blogger

In March of this past Spring semester, Strategic and Corporate Communication students in Dr. Sara LaBelle’s Advanced Message Design (SCC 400) course tackled a difficult challenge: to change their peer’s attitudes toward using prescription stimulants to study for midterm and final exams; Unfortunately prescription stimulant abuse is a fairly common and accepted behavior for these