Paul A. Lucas

Paul A. Lucas, Communication Internship, Summer 2016

Course Description:

Internships provide practical work experience related to the student's course of study. Students are placed in community agencies, offices, etc., for training and experience in communication applications.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible to participate in the Department of Communication Internship credits, undergraduate students must meet the following requirements:

 -Major or Minor in Communication (others considered on an individual basis)

 -Junior or Senior status (sometimes at supervisor discretion)

 -Minimum 2.5 GPA overall and 2.5 GPA in Major

 -Minimum 2.5 GPA in Communication Minor when applicable

 -Enrollment and billing for term of internship ONLY

Syllabus: 

Paul A. Lucas, Theories of Persuasion, Summer 2016

Course Description:

Survey of 21st-century theories of persuasion, with analysis of research about how the spoken word and the visual image influence public belief and action.

Required Texts:

-Larson, C. U. (2013). Persuasion: Reception and responsibility (13th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage.
ISBN: 1111349274 OR 13:9781111349271

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Paul A. Lucas, Independent Study - Rhetoric of Villains, Spring 2016

Course Description:

The Rhetoric of Villains course is designed to produce a large research project, with steps and tasks taken along the way.The bulk of the course will focus on persuasive messaging and social construction stemming from DC villains, though other villains will be studies and brought into discussion in order to nuance the conversation.

Required Texts:

-Hoppenstand, G. (Ed.). (2014). Critical insights: The graphic novel. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press. ISBN: 978-1619252622
-New 52 Villain Books

Paul A. Lucas, Communication Internship, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Internships provide practical work experience related to the student's course of study. Students are placed in community agencies, offices, etc., for training and experience in communication applications.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible to participate in the Department of Communication Internship credits, undergraduate students must meet the following requirements:

 -Major or Minor in Communication (others considered on an individual basis)

 -Junior or Senior status (sometimes at supervisor discretion)

 -Minimum 2.5 GPA overall and 2.5 GPA in Major

 -Minimum 2.5 GPA in Communication Minor when applicable

 -Enrollment and billing for term of internship ONLY

Syllabus: 
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Paul A. Lucas, Media Criticism, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Advanced analysis of the messages, formats, and implications of media texts, applying various theories of contemporary media criticism. Prerequisites: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006, and COMMRC 0320.

Required Texts:

-Potter, W. J. (2014). Media literacy (7th ed.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 978-1483306674

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Paul A. Lucas, Integrated Marketing Communication, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course will examine the persuasive practice of IMC from a conceptual/rhetorical and practical perspective, build research and writing skills necessary for professional success in IMC and related fields, teach basic tenets of campaign/IMC planning, and explore the importance and impact of IMC within culture and society.

Required Texts:

-Sheehan, B. L. (2014). Controversies in contemporary advertising (2nd ed.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications, Inc.

Paul A. Lucas, Public Speaking, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Introduction to the composition, delivery, and critical analysis of informative and persuasive speeches.

Required Texts:

Fraleigh, D. M., & Tuman, J.S. (2014). Speak up! An illustrated guide to public speaking (3rd ed.). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s. ISBN: 9781457623943

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Paul A. Lucas, Communication Internship, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Internships provide practical work experience related to the student's course of study. Students are placed in community agencies, offices, etc., for training and experience in communication applications.

Eligibility:

In order to be eligible to participate in the Department of Communication Internship credits, undergraduate students must meet the following requirements:

 Major in Communication (other majors considered on an individual basis)

 Junior or Senior status (sometimes at supervisor discretion)

 Full-time student status

 Minimum of a 2.2 GPA overall and 2.5 GPA in major courses

 Enrollment and billing for term of internship ONLY

Syllabus: 
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Paul A. Lucas, Rhetorical Criticism, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Designed to help students become acquainted with contemporary methods of rhetorical criticism through a combination of lecture, discussion, and practical applications. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

Foss, S. K. (2009). Rhetorical criticism: Exploration and practice (4th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc. ISBN: 1577665864 OR 13:9781577665861

Syllabus: 

Paul A. Lucas, Theories of Persuasion, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Survey of 21st-century theories of persuasion, with analysis of research about how the spoken word and the visual image influence public belief and action.

Required Texts:

Larson, C. U. (2013). Persuasion: Reception and responsibility (13th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage. ISBN: 1111349274 OR 13:9781111349271

Syllabus: 

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