COMM 415: Nonverbal Communication
Theory and research on nonverbal communication codes (kinetics, touch, voice, appearance, use of space.) and social functions (impression formation and management, relational communication, emotional expressions, regulation of interaction, social influence).
COMM 417A: Relational Communication
The relational communication process and messages people use to define interpersonal relationships, including dominance-submissiveness, affection, involvement and similarity in close relationships.
COMM 451: Communication and Emotion
This course focuses on the role of emotion in the communication process examining various theoretic perspectives that explain what emotions are and what they do. This course will also articulate the roles of each class of emotions (joyful, hostile, social, etc.) in human communication, and adjudicate various applications of emotion research and theory in effective communication practices.