Sep 28, 2023
COMM 1031 - Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on basic communication theories and concepts, and the practice of interpersonal communication skills. Topics include the self and others as communicators, verbal and nonverbal messages, listening, conflict management, self-disclosure, and the dynamics of human relationships. The course content applies to everyday communication situations at home and on the job.
1 Communication, 7 Human Diversity
Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 0950 or higher, or completion of RDNG 0900 with a grade of C or higher, and assessment score placement in ENGL 0090 , or completion of ENGL 0080 with a grade of C or higher.
Recommendation: Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000 , or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher, and assessment score placement in ENGL 1021 , or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher.
- Basic concepts in the communication process
- Conflict and conflict management
- Diversity issues
- Emotional messages
- Nonverbal messages
- Online communication
- Relationship development
- Self Disclosure
- Verbal messages (language)
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- identify basic theories and concepts in the processes of interpersonal communication.
- evaluate the implications of various communication behaviors and the influence of those behaviors on self and others.
- demonstrate communication skills that should have a positive effect on both communication outcomes and human relationships
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