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2018-19 Catalog 
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CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication

5 CR

Focuses on effective interpersonal communication in relationships through lecture, class discussion, and activities. Topics addressed include: culture, language, nonverbal communication, listening, perception, and conflict management.

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the principles of communication as applied to interpersonal relationships.
  • Discuss the relationship between perception, self-concept, and communication.
  • Explain communication competence and identify their own personal strengths and areas of needed improvement.
  • Explain the influence of gender and culture on the interpersonal communication process.
  • Identify the different types of listening styles and assess their effectiveness in specific situations.
  • Describe the communication climate experienced in a relationship and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Assess their use of language and nonverbal communication.
  • Apply a collaborative conflict management approach to a specific situation.

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