Department Information

Chair:
Paul van der Veur
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-117
Phone: 607-753-4201
Fax: 607-753-4821

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COM 452 - Risk Communication

Study and application of communication concepts and principles in risk perception and management. A survey and analysis of the nature and sources of risk hazards to personal health and safety, and to the environment. Topics in risk, cost-benefit analysis, expert-lay conflict, and risk consequences. Emphasis is on risk perception, language, and management.

Prerequisite: COM 100.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occasionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.