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COMM 008: Interpersonal Communication

Course Description

This course invites students to study communication theory, research findings, and its application to interpersonal interactions and relationships. Students are encouraged to analyze the principles of verbal and nonverbal transactions occurring in a variety of personal and professional interpersonal contexts, including family, friendship, romantic, and workplace relationships. Students are given the opportunity to explore and examine research methods, core concepts, and perspectives on interpersonal communication, such as active listening, relational development, communication ethics, perception, conflict management, and identity construction within personal, social, and cultural contexts.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
    D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
  • C-ID: COMM 130 - Interpersonal Communication
Last Updated 7/19/23