Mar 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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COM-1010 Foundations of Communication

Credits 3
Communication theory and practice focusing on interpersonal, small group, and public speaking skills.
Humanities general education class.
Formerly (Formerly SPH-1010  . Students may not receive credit for both SPH-1010   and COM-1010.)
Course Outcomes
  1. Explain concepts of, types of, and misconceptions about communication
  2. Differentiate between an individual’s view of oneself (Self-Concept), an individual’s view of the world (Perception), and an individual’s public image (Identity Management)
  3. Identify the impact Culture has on Communication (In-Group Out-Group, High Context and Low Context, Cultural Values and Norms)
  4. Distinguish verbal and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of communication settings
  5. Explain the importance of listening, types of listening, and the listening process
  6. Differentiate Interpersonal Communication in a variety of settings (Personal Relationships, Online, and Workplace)
  7. Assess message development and organizational skills in public speaking
  8. Execute a basic informative speech on the arts
  9. Execute a basic persuasive speech

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