Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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COMM 205 - Interpersonal Communication


Number of Credits: 3
Interpersonal Communication is a continuation of the interpersonal communication content of COMM 105 . Students will gain further experience and expertise in the theories and application of communication in one-on-one situations in various contexts. Students will understand the role of perception, the development of the self, use of language, non-verbal communication, effective listening skills, and patterns of healthy communication. (Fall & Spring Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): COMM 105 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of linear, interactional, and transactional models of communication. (GE 1, PG 2, 4)
  2. Identify interpersonal communication concepts such as listening, perception, self-concept, and message systems using language and non-verbal conveyances. (GE 1, PG 2, 4)
  3. Differentiate communication within contexts such as families, friendships, and employment situations. (GE 1, PG 4)
  4. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication skills such as managing conflict, self-disclosing, and active listening. (GE 1, PG 1, 2, 3, 5)
  5. Identify personal patterns of functional behavior and dysfunctional intrapersonal and interpersonal communication. (GE 1, PG 3, 5)
  6. Organize interpersonal communication messages. (GE 1, PG 1, 4)
  7. Employ effective strategies for delivering messages in verbal and non-verbal communications. (GE 1, PG 1, 4)
  8. Apply strategies for minimizing communication anxiety. (GE 1, PG 3, 5)



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