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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 488 - Darkside of Interpersonal Communication

Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295 , or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C. Relationships are a fundamental part of the human experience, yet communicating in relationships is not always productive. This course will focus on understanding negative and dysfunctional communication in a variety of interpersonal contexts. Jealousy, gossiping, teasing and bullying, infidelity, deception and lying, and verbal and physical aggression or violence are some of the topics that may be explored in-depth. Some sections of this course may be offered for communication studies and/or strategic and corporate communication majors only. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits