COMM 218Z: Interpersonal Communication

Credits 4
Course Adoption Date
Course Revision Date
Audit Available

COMM 218Z increases the knowledge and use of competent communication skills to better understand oneself, others, and the role of communication in interpersonal relationships.

Prerequisites: WR 121 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  1. Describe how culture, identity, perception, biases, and power influence the communication process.
  2. Recognize and analyze interpersonal communication concepts (e.g., ethics, verbal and nonverbal communication, listening, emotions, and conflict).
  3. Assess one’s own interpersonal skills to become more competent in a variety of relational contexts.
  4. Apply foundational concepts and theories to interpersonal communication.

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Grading Options
Letter Grades
Additional Information

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.