COMM 215 : Small Group Communication: Process and Theory

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.


Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Recommended Prerequisites:

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

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.

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Grading Options

Letter Grades


Audit Available