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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Interpersonal Communication Part III
Course: COM110AC

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Theory and practice of communication skills which affect day-to-day interactions with other persons. Topics may include using verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive listening, resolving interpersonal conflict, developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Compare effective and ineffective types of conflict resolution strategies. (I)
2. Demonstrate effective conflict resolution strategies. (I)
3. Describe elements involved in relationship development, maintenance, and repair. (I)
4. Compare and contract passive, assertive, and aggressive response styles. (I)
5. Use assertive verbal and nonverbal behaviors in a variety of interpersonal communication situations. (I)
6. Discuss the impact of intercultural variables on interpersonal interactions. (I)
7. Examine the impact of interpersonal communication in the workplace. (I)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Interpersonal Relationships
   A. Resolving Interpersonal Conflict
   B. Intimacy and Distance in Relationships
   C. Defensiveness
      1. Causes
      2. Remedies
   D. Confirming and Disconfirming Communication
   E. Responce Styles
      1. Passive
      2. Aggressive
      3. Assertive
   F. Assertiveness
   G. Inter-cultural Communication
   H. Gender Communication
   I. Family Communication
   J. Workplace Communication
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/27/1995

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