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COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication

Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Define and explain basic terms, principles, and theories of interpersonal communication.
  • Critically apply interpersonal theories to a variety of communication contexts.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the following aspects of interpersonal relationships: verbal, nonverbal, listening, perception, conflict, power, influence, gender, and diversity.
  • Analyze, adjust, and improve own communication behaviors.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Communication
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes