Foundations Of Interpersonal Communication – com200 (3 credits)
This course includes the application of communication principles, theory, and research to the process of interpersonal communication; includes verbal, nonverbal, listening, conflict management, and communication skills most relevant to a broad range of interpersonal settings.
- Create a strategy for maintaining interpersonal relationships.
- Explain how interpersonal relationships develop.
- Explain the importance of attraction and power in interpersonal relationships.
Self and Perception
- Identify barriers to accurate interpersonal perception.
- Explain how interpersonal perceptions are formed.
- Determine appropriate strategies for improving interpersonal perception and self-esteem.
- Determine appropriate conflict management skills for interpersonal relationship challenges.
- Create a plan to manage interpersonal relationship challenges.
- Compare conflict management styles.
Diversity and Nonverbal Communication
- Identify cultural barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
- Determine appropriate intercultural communication strategies.
- Explain the effect of nonverbal communication codes on interpersonal communication.
- Determine appropriate nonverbal communication strategies for interpersonal communication.
- Identify listening barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
- Determine appropriate listening strategies for interpersonal interaction.
- Identify word barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
- Determine appropriate word use for interpersonal communication situations.
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