COM 317: COMMUNICATION IN FAMILY AND MARITAL RELATIONSHIPS
The goal of this course is to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the communication processes that take place in families and marriage (which includes, straight, gay, and common-law relationships). Emphasis is placed on the theoretical explanations of communication processes and on their practical application through communication behaviors that enhance familial interactions. The course reviews communication theories and theories from allied disciplines that have been employed in scholarly research of families and marriages. What you learn in this course will improve the quality of your family and marriage communication and relationships.