WRC 2114 – Interpersonal Communication

A study of the kind of contact that occurs when the people communicating with each other talk and listen in ways that increase and enhance personal understanding. Topics to be considered include the importance of, and methods for enhancing one's perceptions, listening skills, emotional awareness, identity and impression management, verbal and nonverbal expression, conflict management and resolution, and building relationships within and across cultures. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing or permission of instructor. IV