COM 1 Relational Communication and Development in Modern Society.

Explores how people use verbal and nonverbal communication to define, negotiate, and change their interpersonal relationships. Seeks to enhance an appreciation of the importance of context and diversity by exploring cultural and individual difference variables, employing a transactional perspective, and examining diverse relational situations.

1. COM 136 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (3) (MPF); and

2. COM 336 Advanced Interpersonal Communication (3); and

3. COM 428 Communication in Conflict Management (3), or
COM 434 Nonverbal Communication (3), or
FSW/WGS 361 Couple Relationships: Diversity and Change (3)

Note: Not open to majors in the Department of Communication. Majors in the Department of Family Studies and Social Work must select a minimum of nine hours outside their department of major.

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