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Interpersonal Communications

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the study of interpersonal communication. Students will be provided with an opportunity to improve their theoretical understanding and practical application of interpersonal skills. Specific focus on dyadic communication relationships will include aspects of initiation, maintenance and closure within situation specific contexts. An oral skill building approach to this course and its material will require that students participate in class activities that emphasize effective listening and speaking. Additionally written assignments and/or tests accompany each unit. (Prerequisite: READ-095 or satisfactory completion of the College's foundational studies requirement in reading)