Communication (COM)

COM 101     Workplace Communication3/3

This course is designed to enhance interpersonal skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on dealing with conflict, improving conversational and linstening skills, and identifying nonverbal cues in an intercultural setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic communication techniques to enhance relationships and manage conflict situations in a variety of workplace settings.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

COM 110     Introduction to Communication3/3

This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public, intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human communication in a variety of contexts.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

COM 120     Intro to Interpersonal Communication3/3

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.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable

COM 231     Public Speaking3/3

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

Transferable