COMST 311: Relational Communication
(3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: COMST 101, 102
Contemporary relational communication theories, concepts, and research. Examines issues central to communication and its application in interpersonal relationships.
The Communication Studies Program focuses on human communication, exploring the ways humans create and negotiate meaning. Communication Studies majors master a focused course of inquiry into interpersonal processes as they create and sustain relationships and impact individuals, groups, and organizations. The Communication Studies curriculum builds primarily on social science traditions in developing a liberal arts education emphasizing human communication. Students in the Communication Studies major study applied communication theory and research in interpersonal, small group, organizational, intercultural, and other contexts.