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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 206 - Freedom of Speech 3 s.h.

In this course, students will study the history and effects of freedom of expression under the First Amendment. Students will discuss free speech issues such as political speech, libel and slander, issues of privacy, pornography and obscenity, hate speech, and commercial speech. These discussions and readings are designed to foster a better understanding of the student’s own view on free speech issues allowing them to better defend their values, beliefs, and attitudes. A-E only Offered Irregularly.
Prerequisite(s): SoS and 3 s.h. COMM.