Sep 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 375 - Interviewing Principles and Techniques

Examination of the basic principles and techniques of interviewing and their application in informational, employment, and persuasive/counseling contexts. Extensive in-class and community experience in interviewing provided.

Prerequisites: COM 207 and admission to a communication major.

Credits: (4)

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

  • Identify, explain, and apply general theoretical principles related to interviewing.
  • Identify the functions and techniques for the three major components of an interview: the opening, the body, and the dosing.
  • Construct an interview guide containing a variety of primary and secondary questions following a sequence appropriate for the purpose of the interview.
  • Write a job description, cover letter and resume appropriate for a position you intend to apply for within the next five years.
  • Learn to be an interviewer and interviewee
  • Distinguish between legal and illegal laws in accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunities Office.

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