May 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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COM 403 - Family Communication


Description:
This course is designed to provide an overview of family dynamics and the processes that influence family communication and family functioning. FCL 403, COM 403 and FCL 503 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Attain a consistent communication focus in viewing and understanding family life.
  • Demonstrate the utility of applying theoretical frameworks to questions about family communication.
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply critical thinking to contemporary family forms and functions.
  • Identify dysfunctional family patterns and their root causes.
  • Articulate the importance of family communication rituals.
  • Identify the role of communication for coping with stressors and mediating conflict.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
6/18/10



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