COMM 214 : Interpersonal Communication: Process and Theory
Introduces interpersonal communication in different contexts in order to build and manage relationships. Focuses on message exchange in person-to-person interactions; emphasizes theoretical principles and their application. Concentrates on the development of communication skills to build communication competence in interpersonal contexts.
Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.
Upon successful completion, students should be able to:
- Select and apply appropriate communicative behavior to improve the quality of dyadic interactions in various contexts.
- Use active listening skills to analyze and explain dyadic interactions with others, including others from diverse backgrounds.
- Manage conflict through learned conflict management techniques in a variety of situations.
- Practice communication competence in person-to-person interactions to build self-efficacy and to manage relationships.
This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/ASOT-B, Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAOT.