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

HCOM 570 - Theories of Interpersonal Communication

Prerequisite, admittance to the Master of Science in Health and Strategic Communication Program, or consent of instructor. This course provides a general overview of theoretical approaches informing much contemporary research on human communication. The course covers the major approaches to interpersonal communication, the phenomena on which these approaches tend to focus, the advantages and limitations of each approach, and the type of empirical research methods employed by each approach. Students also learn to develop effective and culturally-appropriate interpersonal based intervention strategies for members of diverse contexts or cultures. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits