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COM 313: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION IN CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS

Description
Focuses on describing and explaining communication processes that occur within the context of close relationships. Three general topic areas include: (1) developing and escalating relationships, (2) satisfying relationships, and (3) coping with relational challenges.

Learning Outcome
• identify areas of interpersonal communication in need of improvement in your own life
• evaluate the quality of communication in relational contexts
• apply this knowledge to become a more effective relational partner
• translate interpersonal research findings for lay audiences.