Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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COMS 1010 - Fundamentals of Human Communication


Introductory analysis of oral communication in human relationships with focus on variety of contexts including dyadic, small group, and public communication experiences. Serves as survey of human communication processes. Mass lecture.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to define and explain basic terms, principles and theories that serve as a basis for engaging in, and understanding human communication.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of theories related to interpersonal, small group, intercultural, organizational, health, and communication in public advocacy.
  • Students will be able to engage in critical analysis of communication using theories or concepts discussed in the class to apply to students’ own communication.
  • Students will be able to recognize the importance of culture, gender, class, race, geographic location, and other markers that influence communication.
  • Students will be able to use theories discussed in class to produce written, oral, and digital works demonstrating skills.



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