2021-2022 Catalog

COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com


This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in English Composition.  This course satisfies the oral communication competence requirement for AA and AS degree programs. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.