Communications
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3

COM 120 – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Prerequisites: DRE 097 Corequisites: None

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 for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in English Composition Communications) for the AA & AS degrees.