Interpersonal communication theory and practice is explored in this class in regards to both dyad and group settings. Communications process is explored through analysis of several areas, including: perception, listening, self disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Humanities, Elective)
ENGL& 101 or instructor permission
- Demonstrate confidence in interpersonal encounters.
- Identify patterns in interpersonal communication processes.
- Identify patterns in nonverbal communication.
- Demonstrate listening skills, empathy, and the capacity to self-disclose.
- Identify and manage ethical dilemmas.
- Reflect on interpersonal communication concepts.
- Research and present on an area of interpersonal communication.
- Attend and actively participate in classroom activities and discussions.