CMST192 - Introduction to Communication Studies

General

Prefix

CMST

Course Number

192

Course ID

00014381-2022-06-06

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Description

Interpersonal communication, small group communication and public speaking. Theory and experience to relate meaningfully, think critically, organize clearly, and speak and listen effectively.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

01

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Recognize and define elements of the communication process.

Outcome

Explain how individual differences and perceptions of difference (such as self-concept, gender, culture) affect communication.

Outcome

Explain the role of listening in the communication process.

Outcome

Identify how verbal and nonverbal behavior influence communication processes.

Outcome

Recognize how the fundamentals of communication processes are enacted in multiple contexts (e.g. interpersonal, small group, public speaking).

Outcome

Explain the role of interpersonal communication in relationship creation, maintenance and deterioration.

Outcome

Explain or demonstrate how group type, roles, norms and communication processes contribute to group effectiveness.

Outcome

Construct and effectively present an informative and/or a persuasive message, adapted to the audience, purpose, and context of a situation.

Course Outline

Course Outline

30%: Fundamentals of Communication: perception, language, culture, listening, nonverbal 20%: Interpersonal Communication 20%: Small Group Communication 30%: Public Communication

Dependencies

Courses

CMST192 is a prerequisite for:

Programs

CMST192 is a completion requirement for:
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