COM 210 – THEORIES OF PERSUASION The course that teaches you how to get exactly what you want!

March 6, 2018 by Michael Baril, Christian Saca Mixco, Angelo Tsirtsis, Natalie Wilkins | Student Guest Blogger

Have you always seen yourself as an influencer?  Have you ever wanted people to follow your every move? To listen to you? To accept you? Or even to just say “YES!” to any ethical request? Well, this School of Communication requirement course will teach you exactly how you can become an influencer in your everyday


Crisis Averted! Act fast & Stay calm— Risk & Crisis Communication

March 6, 2018 by Jack Atkinson, Nikki Francisco, Megan McCall, Easton Miller | Student Guest Blogger

by Jack Atkinson, Nikki Francisco, Megan McCall, and Easton Miller When the world is watching 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


Problem: I have really good ideas! I just don’t know how to get people to listen. Solution: Message Design I

March 2, 2018 by Hanouf Alharbi, Alisha Greene, Lisa Kang | Student Guest Blogger

by Hanouf Alharbi, Alisha Greene, Lisa Kang, This is a common setback that we frequently hear from students, both current and prospective. For example, you may have a brilliant idea about raising awareness for sustainability at Chapman, but you don’t necessarily know how to craft an enticing message. Well, if this is you, don’t fret.


Rate my Course Fundamentals of Marketing for Non-Majors (MKTG 305)

December 7, 2017 by Ashley Carney, Karina Gomez, Juliet Olsen, Sara Wagner, Karina Gomez, | Course Overviews

As seniors in Chapman University’s Strategic and Corporate Communication major, we’d like to share with you one of our favorite course throughout our time as an SCC major. Below, you can read our reflections using a style similar to “Rate my Professor” where we share our personal opinions and experiences in the class Fundamentals of


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


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


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


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