Communication (COM)

  • Intro to Interpersonal Communication

    COM-120, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2019 | Summer 2019
    No prerequisites.No corequisites.

    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.

  • Public Speaking

    COM-231, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2019 | Summer 2019
    Prerequisites
    Take DRE-098
    No corequisites.

    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.