May 18, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 6240 - Communication in the Family


Examination of the communication concepts that are basic to understanding interaction in the family. Provides a framework for analysis of family communication. Explores communication issues that relate to conflict, power, intimacy, and the development of relationships. Presents a model of effective communication in the family. Consideration of verbal and nonverbal communication behaviors.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To explore specific communication phenomenon in the family.
  • To get a broad overview of communication research related to family interaction.
  • To understand family processes in diverse contexts.
  • To understand theories of family communication and interaction.



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