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Course Description

Communication Arts - COMA 200

Interpersonal Communications (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides study and practical application exercises in the basic elements of interpersonal communication with emphasis on self-concept, perception, meanings, listening, feedback, defensive communication barriers and nonverbal communication. Special attention will be given to improving interpersonal communication skills.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain basic terminology of interpersonal relationships, with an emphasis on self-concept and overall relational effectiveness.
  • Explain basic concepts of interpersonal relationships, with an emphasis on self-concept and overall relational effectiveness.
  • Explain characteristics intrinsic to effective interpersonal communications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working within a community using effective, efficient, ethical and collaborative conduct.
  • Differentiate the key factors necessary for effective listening.
  • Differentiate the various types of listening (critical, creative, sympathetic and therapeutic).
  • Explain principles of managing interpersonal conflict.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communications in the work place and professional arena.
  • Explain barriers to defensive communications.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; COMMUNICATION ARTS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/28/2017

 200141125Interpersonal Comm 3Taracuk D$12.0021/26/0Open
R 01:00 PM-03:54 PMLA170