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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ilva Skulte, Ilva Skulte
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Communication Sciences

Objective

The course at the beginning of the Bachelor programme was designed as an explanation of theoretical foundations of communication. Its purpose is to provide basic knowledge in communication theories, to analyse different types of communication and different approaches to building of theories, as well as the history of these theories, providing an overview of the most important concepts, laws of communication theories, communication models and their elements, to teach students how to accurately use main terms of communication theories and to use the learned theoretical models in the analysis of communication situations.

Prerequisites

None.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

As a result of mastering the course students know communication theories and their types.

Skills

As a result of mastering the course students orient in communication theories, know their main elements, different levels and approaches, able to practically analyse the communication situation.

Competence

As a result of mastering the course students obtain competence in the area of communication theories and basics of analysis.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Photography, FON1Bachelor’sRequiredSarmīte Meinerte
Multimedia Communication, MKN1Bachelor’sRequiredSarmīte Meinerte
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Photography, FO2Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte
Multimedia Communication, MK2Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Normunds Kozlovs
Public Relations, SA2Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Normunds Kozlovs
Journalism, ZR2Bachelor’sRequiredIlva Skulte, Normunds Kozlovs