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Gender Communication

Course Number: 
CMS-348
Minimum Credits: 
3
This course surveys writings and research in human communication in order to answer the questions: "Are there differences in the ways men and women communicate, and, if so, what effects do those differences have on relationships?" Students completing this course will become familiar with the research and theories regarding same-gender and cross-gender communication, will increase sensitivity to the effects and functions of communication within human relationships, and will become more aware of their historical/cultural/personal gender biases and how those biases affect communication with others. Prerequisites: Speech Communication 220.