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Interpersonal Communication

Introductory Courses (1000 level)

Students must complete the 2 required introductory courses:

  • COM 1000 - Surv of Communication Studies
  • COM 1100 - Public Speaking

Theory Courses (2000 level)

The following theory course is required for this specialization:

  • COM 2400 - Theories of Interpersonal Com

Students must choose one (1) additional theory class from the following:

  • COM 2200 - Theories of Rhetoric
  • COM 2240 - Theories of Perform Studies
  • COM 2300 - Theories of Mass Communication
  • COM 2340 - Theories of Visual Communication and Culture
  • COM 2280 - Theories of Persuasion
  • COM 2440 - Theories of Organizational Com

Advanced Topics Courses (3000 level)

Students must choose three (3) Interpersonal classes from the following:

  • COM 3401 - Relational COM Studies
  • COM 3402 - Family Communication
  • COM 3403 - Intercultural Communication
  • COM 3404 - Communication & Conflict
  • COM 3406 - Gender & Communication

Students must choose one (1) Organizational class from the following:

  • COM 3441 - Negotiation & Dialogue
  • COM 3442 - Team Based Communication
  • COM 3444 - Interviewing
  • COM 3445 - COM Consulting in Organization
  • COM 3448 - Multicultural Leadership

Students must choose any other (1) complementary 3000 level course in a third area.

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Students must choose one (1) additional 3000 level course in any specialization area.

Advanced Research Courses (4000 level)

Students must take one(1) of the following:

  • COM 4001 - Qualitative Research in COM
  • COM 4002 - Quantitative Research in COM

Capstone Course (5000 level)

Students must complete the Capstone Course:

  • COM 5050 - Senior Project

Contacts

Area Coordinator:
Dr. Qi Wang

Associated Full-Time Faculty:
Prof. Derek Arnold
Dr. Sheryl Bowen