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Active as of Summer Session 2016

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Interpersonal Communication

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMM 1420

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course is a study of communication behaviors in dyads (pairs) and their impact on personal relationships. Learners analyze the common variables of interpersonal communication and learn techniques to overcome barriers to effective communication. Students will learn techniques of interpersonal competency improving one-on-one skills for verbal and non-verbal communication, perception, self-disclosure, listening and feedback, sharing emotions, assertiveness, coping with conflict, appropriate mediated interpersonal communication and communicating with family and friends and in the workplace.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMM 1420 - Interpersonal Communication

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMM 1420 - Interpersonal Communication

There are no corequisites for this course.