2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

COMM 50243 The Dark Side" of Interpersonal Communication"

Prerequisites: COMM 20113. This advanced seminar is designed to provide an introduction to the various messages and message strategies that fall within the purview of the dark side of interpersonal communication. Students will examine a variety of interpersonal communication behaviors that problematize that is considered ethical, moral, and/or functional in healthy relationships, including jealousy, envy, revenge, conversational dilemmas, fatal attractions, deception, infidelity, and abuse, among others.