Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENGL204 - Interpersonal Communication

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of interpersonal communication for students in all degree programs. Theoretical perspectives are presented and integrated with practical applications. The focus is on developing awareness and knowledge that contributes to effective interpersonal communication. Topic areas include relational development, self-awareness, interpersonal perception, listening, social roles, and conflict management. Emphasis is placed on class participation and application of content. ENGL 204 fulfills the SUNY General Education Basic Communication requirement for oral skills and can be used as a Liberal Arts, Humanities, or Unrestricted Elective in any program. Prerequisites: ENGL 100, RDNG 116 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.