POLS 411 APPLIED STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION (3-0-3)(F/S). Applies skills related to strategic communication, which refers in general to the purposeful use of a range of communication techniques in order to achieve a goal or objective. Throughout the semester, leading practitioners in these areas will visit the class, sharing not only their experiences but insight into the skills needed for success in their area of expertise. PREREQ: upper-division standing. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.