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COMMUNICATION DYNAMICS IN PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS (4 cr.)
Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to argue with a romantic partner or family member? Have you ever wondered why people who seem to be happy in their relationships have affairs? Do you wish people were better listeners? This course focuses on the interesting dynamics that occur in interpersonal relationships and helps explain some of the strange phenomena we experience when we interact with others. Highlighting communication, this course explores the development of personal identity, intimate relationships, family relationships, friendships, professional relationships and even non-traditional relationships to examine how communication influences the effectiveness and satisfaction of these experiences.