Jul 13, 2024  
2016-2017 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2022 
    
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COMM 315 - Family Communication


An introduction to communication within the setting of the family. Communication is central in the initiation, growth, and change of families. Theories, models, and research methods suggest meaningful ways to study processes that characterize most families, such as decision-making and negotiation of roles and rules. The overall goal of this course is to help students better understand how people (individually and collectively) develop, maintain, enhance, or diminish family relationships. A variety of types of families in a variety of cultures are included.

Prerequisite: COMM 252 - Interpersonal Communication  or equivalent.
Credits: 3
NOTE:
* This course counts toward the 63-credit Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) graduation requirement.
** This is a writing-enhanced course.
*** The Communication Course Fee applies to this course.



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