Study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations, dyads, teams and technologically mediated formats.

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate communication competence and critical thinking through an understanding of the foundational communication models.
  • Demonstrate essential public speaking skills in professional presentations.
  • Demonstrate written and oral competencies as it relates to employment (including job searches, interviews, interpersonal interaction, conflict management, leadership and performance appraisals.)
  • Apply essential dyadic and small group processes as they relate to the workplace.
  • Utilize various technologies as they relate to competent communication.
  • Demonstrate effective cross-cultural communication.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0