Family communication theory, research, and practice. Includes assessment and measurement of interaction patterns, pathologies, and intervention strategies.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand and articulate the fundamental concepts and theories related to family communication.
- Demonstrate mastery of these concepts by applying them to current social issues and questions related to family life.
- Demonstrate your ability to gather evidence to explore, understand, and debate possible outcomes of these issues with their classmates.
- Conduct independent research on family communication topics, and to demonstrate this ability through reviews of the literature and by successfully conducting an interview on family communication processes.