Communication in Interviews

General

Prefix

CMST

Course Number

240

Course Level

Undergraduate

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Description

Theory and practice of communication skills relevant to interview settings. Interviewer and interviewee responsibilities.

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Distinguish between the role and responsibilities of the interviewer and interviewee.

Outcome

Construct different types of interviews (eg. selection, performance appraisal, discipline, non professional counseling, survey, journalistic, sales, etc.) based on the needs of the situation.

Outcome

Design interview protocols that utilize strategic approaches to question formatting and sequencing.

Outcome

Prepare thoughtful and appropriate responses with a specific interview scenario in mind.

Outcome

Select and employ nonverbal and verbal choices which seek to optimize their perceived credibility and chances for success in the interview situation.