COMM 215: Small Group Communication: Process and Theory

Credits 4
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Problem solving aspects of small group activities. Includes process and task, leadership, verbal and non-verbal messages in the small group, norms and roles, conflict reduction, and decision making. Focuses on theory and practice.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  • Continue to adjust communicative behavior in order to improve the quality of small group interactions within various settings
  • Manage projects, presentations, and small groups through learned communication strategies.
  • Manage conflict through learned communication strategies within the small group setting.
  • Use learned active listening skills in order to analyze and explain others’ communicative behaviors within the small group

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Grading Options
Letter Grades
Additional Information

This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAOT.