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2023-24 Catalog 
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OLS 105 - Introduction to Communication

2 CR

Covers developing and improving fundamental and effective communication skills. Includes understanding interpersonal communication, active listening, non-verbal communication, and communicating purposefully in the community. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Program

Course Outcomes
  • Define the process of communication
  • Demonstrate competence when making introductions
  • Demonstrate competence initiating conversations and adapting conversation topics
  • Demonstrate effective nonverbal communication while actively listening
  • Explain the influence of gender, culture and family in the interpersonal communication process
  • Explain the differences between aggressive communication and assertive communication
  • Describe social networking and build a contacts list Identify the basic components of teamwork
  • Prepare and present an idea in a clear and concise manner to a group of people

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