Interpersonal Communication Research

Interpersonal Communication examines interactions with others. Interpersonal Communication is fundamental to managing marriages, friendships, and superior/subordinate relationships. Conflict mediation and the study of social influence are central to this specialty. Intercultural Communication is another area within this specialty, which examines communication relationships across cultures and nations and among diverse groups within a single culture.

Faculty

Undergraduate Courses

  • Commun 101 – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
  • Commun 301 – Interpersonal Communication Processes
  • Commun 320 – Nonverbal Communication
  • Commun 363 – Communication in Human Conflict
  • Commun 365(520) – Negotiation Skills Workshop
  • Commun 401 – Communication in Marital and Family Relationships
  • Commun 402 – Gender and Communication
  • Commun 464 – Theory and Practice of Persuasion
  • Commun 481 – Interpersonal Issues in Health Communication
  • Commun 665 – Introduction to Mediation
  • Commun 675 – Communication in International Mediation and Peacebuilding

Graduate Courses

  • Commun 750 – Theory and Research in Intercultural Communication
  • Commun 762 – Argumentation Theory
  • Commun 801 – Seminar in Interpersonal Communication
  • Commun 802 – Marital & Family Communication
  • Commun 803 – Gender & Communication
  • Commun 804 – Communication & Sexuality
  • Commun 806 – Understudied Close Relationships
  • Commun 807- Dark Side of Close Relationships
  • Commun 823 – Seminar in Small Group Communication
  • Commun 830 – Negotiation
  • Commun 850 – Seminar in Intercultural Communication
  • Commun 857 – Application of Intercultural Communication
  • Commun 864 – Communication and Social Influence
  • Commun 865 – Theory and Practice of Mediation
  • Commun 865 – Theory and Practice of Mediation
  • Commun 965 – Discourses of Conflict

Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Negotiation