Introduction to Human Communication - COM 100

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Introduction to Human Communication - COM 100

This course is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts of human communication, processes, and environments. This course surveys communication topics related to culture, identity, organizations, and relationships. By the end of this course, you should have a fuller understanding of appropriate and effective communication based on your knowledge of theoretical concepts and their application.

You will learn:

  • To define and describe the complex nature of communication
  • To identify and describe the various contexts of communication study, including interpersonal, small group, organizations, public, and mass communication
  • To explain the features of communication common to all contexts, including verbal and nonverbal
  • To connect theoretical concepts of communication to everyday experiences
  • To define key terms used by communication researchers and practitioners
  • To describe the relationships between the discipline of communication and other academic areas of study
 

This course satisfies 3 credit hours toward the Social-Behavioral Sciences (SB) General Studies requirement at Arizona State University.

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Frederick C. Corey

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Office of University Provost

Arizona State University

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Alexis Valianos

Instructor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

Arizona State University

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Terrie Wong

Lecturer, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Arizona State University

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J. Macgregor Wise

Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Arizona State University

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Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago

Associate Professor, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Arizona State University

Next Start Date

MAR 12, 2019

Credits

3

Tuition

$400 + $25

Length

8 weeks