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COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication

Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Communication
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0035 OR Any other college level English course 


  • Define and explain basic terms, principles, and theories of interpersonal communication.
  • Critically apply interpersonal theories to a variety of communication contexts.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the following aspects of interpersonal relationships: verbal, nonverbal, listening, perception, conflict, power, influence, gender, and diversity.
  • Analyze, adjust, and improve own communication behaviors.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3