Sep 28, 2021
CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication Credits: 5
For students who wish to gain greater insight into communication that occurs in more personal relationships in order to better understand and control their own communication behavior, and thus more effectively manage their interpersonal relationships.
Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 099 ; or completion of ENGL 109 ; or instructor’s permission.
Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Identify interpersonal communication vocabulary for self, perception, conflict, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, listening, conflict, and relationships.
- Summarize how and why humans communicate interpersonally.
- Compare and contrast interpersonal communication choices.
- Evaluate the communication process in interpersonal contexts.
- Model competent (appropriate, effective & ethical) interpersonal communication.
- Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
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