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Business & Professional Communication The most underrated course in the School of Communication.

November 21, 2018 by Christian Mulligan, Diano Pachote, and Diego Velez | Student Guest Blogger

Christian Mulligan, Diego Velez, and Diano Pachote are Strategic & Corporate Communication majors expected to graduate in the spring of 2018. Diego Velez and Diano Pachote are both members of the School of Communication Student Advisory Board. Business and Professional Communication offered us an incredible experience revolving around some key concepts we use each and

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Marketing 305 Applying marketing skills to earn cash fast in class!

November 21, 2018 by Jillian Curry, Taylor Costa, Paige Fielding, Skye Montgomery | Student Guest Blogger

Written By: Paige Fielding, Jillian Curry, Skye Montgomery, and Taylor Costa If you’re like us, being an SCC major was an exciting but scary prospect. We loved the focus but were still overwhelmed by the broad range of career choices. We knew we needed to try and hone in on specific careers we might be

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SCC 420: Risk and Crisis Communication By: Dominique Francisco, Jack Atkinson, Megan McCall, and Easton Miller.

November 21, 2018 by | Course Overviews

Risk and Crisis Communication is a course offered at Chapman University that focuses on teaching students about potential crises or unexpected events that may threaten a company’s reputation or performance. We were fortunate enough to be taught by a professor with an extensive background in public relations; whom often deals with crisis situations. He emphasized

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Message Design I A Course Overview

November 21, 2018 by Juliana Nalbandian, Yalissa Cortes, Faith Escalera, Gina Pasquinelli | Course Overviews

By: Juliana Nalbandian, Gina Pasquinelli, Yalissa Cortes and Faith Escalera “Message Design? What’s that?” That’s exactly what we thought as we registered for our Message Design I class. Little did we know that this class would encompass everything the strategic and corporate communication major is all about. During the first couple weeks of class, we

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SCC 420 – Risk and Crisis Communication A Course Review

November 21, 2018 by Jordana Bischoff, Lauren Graziani, Sam Hampton, Patrick Smith | Course Overviews

Introduction: Chapman University’s School of Communication provides students with the opportunity to explore a course in Risk and Crisis Communication – SCC 420. Over the course curriculum, students will be tasked with analyzing and evaluating the communicative dynamics of various organizations during times of crisis. Whether annotating and reflecting on case studies, or developing and

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Organizational Communication Getting SoC students ready for the workforce!

October 23, 2018 by Kylie Benjamin and Jennifer Lusk | Student Guest Blogger

by Kylie Benjamin and Jennifer Lusk As senior Strategic and Corporate Communication majors, we have taken a wide variety of courses over the last three years at Chapman University. One of our favorite courses that we have taken within the School of Communication was COM 410, Organizational Communication with Dr. Kerk Kee.  The description of

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How Business and Professional Communication will help you land your dream job

October 19, 2018 by Daniel Aguilar, Ashley Lynch, Olivia Schaefers, & Emily Taifer | Student Guest Blogger

By Daniel Aguilar, Ashley Lynch, Olivia Schaefers, & Emily Taifer Ready to land your dream job? We highly recommend you consider taking COM 310, Business and Professional Communication. This class will not only help you land the job but more importantly help you land a job you love! How to Get the Job: LinkedIn What

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A Sneak Peek at COM210 – Theories of Persuasion By: Kayla Loeb, Evelyn Addison, Melanie D’Andrea, Shoshone Truro-Allee

October 19, 2018 by Kayla Loeb, Evelyn Addison, Melanie D’Andrea, Shoshone Truro-Allee | Student Guest Blogger

Have you ever wondered how some people are incredibly convincing and persuasive? Have you been in a circumstance where you wanted to incline someone to feel a certain way about a topic but couldn’t? If this applies to you, then Theories of Persuasion (COM210) is an excellent course to take. This required course (for School

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SCC 200: Message Design 1 Let's think strategically!

October 19, 2018 by Ema Kulenovic, Nick Henkel, Josh Steinbeck | Student Guest Blogger

By: Ema Kulenovic, Nick Henkel, Josh Steinbeck Message Design 1, SCC 200, is a required course for the Strategic and Corporate Communication program in the School of Communication. This course introduces students to the basic principles of creating effective message campaigns, the initial stages of planning and designing message campaigns, as well as effective persuasion.

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Putting the ‘Strategic’ in COM or SCC 295: Introduction to Research Methods By: Paloma Leiton, Madi Murphy, Julia Ross, and Ashton Smith

October 10, 2018 by Paloma Leiton, Madison Murphy, Julia Ross, and Ashton Smith | Student Guest Blogger

Research methods is all about learning to “process, exchange, and interpret” ideas and information… what does this mean? While we have all probably created a quick survey utilizing Google Surveys or SurveyMonkey, did you know there is a ‘correct and proper’ way to write a survey? Both COM and SCC 295 dive deep into survey