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CAS 120 Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)

Course Description

The study of self-esteem, empathic listening, language, nonverbal behavior, conflict and ethics in interpersonal communication designed to expand students' understanding of themselves and human relationships.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
• Identify and explain the basic tenants and theories of interpersonal communication.
• Apply the principles of interpersonal communication to your daily communication practices.
• Read academic texts, comprehend what you are reading, and apply the ideas to your own experiences
    and the experiences of others.
• Understand the role of interpersonal communication in different life contexts (relationships, faith, work,


Learning Documentation

This course consists of 10 assignments and no exams.

Learning Evaluation

Each assignment is worth 50 points with the exception of 2 worth 240 and 160 points apiece for a total of 800 points possible.

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