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CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication

Credits: 5
Provides insight into communication that occurs in personal relationships. Reviews the purpose and methods of interpersonal communication in order to better understand and control communication behavior, and thus more effectively manage communication outcomes in interpersonal relationships.  

Enrollment Requirement: Eligible for ENGL& 101  or instructor consent.

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify interpersonal communication vocabulary for self, perception, conflict, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, listening, conflict, and relationships.
  2. Summarize how and why humans communicate interpersonally.
  3. Compare and contrast interpersonal communication choices. 
  4. Evaluate the communication process in interpersonal contexts.
  5. Model competent (appropriate, effective & ethical) interpersonal communication.

Program Outcomes
  1. Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context.

College-wide Outcomes
  • 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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