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Active as of Summer Session 2022

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Honors Interpersonal Communication

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMM 1422

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

Honors Interpersonal Communication is an enriched 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, friends and in the workplace. MnTC Goal 1. Courses in the Honors Program emphasize independent inquiry, informed discourse, and direct application within small, transformative, and seminar-style classes that embrace detailed examinations of the material and feature close working relationships with instructors. In addition, students learn to leverage course materials so that they can affect the world around them in positive ways. This course will feature an expanded reading load, as well as more in-depth assignments and discussions.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Writing Honors College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMM 1422 - Honors Interpersonal Communication

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
One of the following: ACT English score 24, ACT Reading score 24, Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score 78, Accuplacer NextGen Reading score 250, High School GPA 3.0, Or permission from the instructor or Honors Coordinator

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMM 1422 - Honors Interpersonal Communication

There are no corequisites for this course.