|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|COMA 200||Interpersonal Communications||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course provides study and practical application exercises in the basic elements of interpersonal communication with emphasis on self-concept, perception, meanings, listening, feedback, defensive communication barriers and nonverbal communication. Special attention will be given to improving interpersonal communication skills.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- COMA 103 or consent of instructor.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explain basic terminology of interpersonal relationships, with an emphasis on self-concept and overall relational effectiveness.
- Explain basic concepts of interpersonal relationships, with an emphasis on self-concept and overall relational effectiveness.
- Explain characteristics intrinsic to effective interpersonal communications.
- Demonstrate proficiency in working within a community using effective, efficient, ethical and collaborative conduct.
- Differentiate the key factors necessary for effective listening.
- Differentiate the various types of listening (critical, creative, sympathetic and therapeutic).
- Explain principles of managing interpersonal conflict.
- Demonstrate effective interpersonal communications in the work place and professional arena.
- Explain barriers to defensive communications.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the COMA section of the current course schedule for availability.