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Specialization in Interpersonal Communication emphasizes communication in a variety of face-to-face settings, with particular concern for personal and intimate relationships.

Sample career paths for those choosing this specialization might include conflict resolution specialists, the hospitality industry, diversity training, and work in human resources.


Step 1

Step 2

Take all 5 of the departmental courses listed below. These classes are required of all Communication Studies majors.

  • 1301 Interpersonal Communication
  • 2300 Public Speaking
  • 2301 Communication Theory (writing intensive)
  • 2302 Communication Research (writing intensive)
  • 3311 Rhetoric in Western Thought

Step 3

Select 4 courses from the Interpersonal Communication classes listed below, and choose 3 other additional Junior- or Senior-level COMS classes.

  • 3331 Nonverbal Communication
  • 3332 Intercultural Communication
  • 3333 Communication in Relationships
  • 3334 Gender and Communication
  • 4304 Internship in Communication Studies
  • 4330 Special Topics in Interpersonal Communication

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  • Judy Poffenbarger
  • 806-834-5382
  • Office Hours: 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., including the noon hour, Monday-Friday
  • Media & Communication Building, 10th Floor

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