Communication 1310 is a required general education course. All Texas State undergraduate students must complete COMM 1310 or transfer in an equivalent course before graduating. COMM 1310 is offered every semester including both summer sessions. COMM 1310 focuses on human communication, which is the process of making sense out of the world and attempting to share that sense with others, through verbal and nonverbal messages. After completing COMM 1310 students will be able to:
- List, describe, and explain the five principles of human communication and identify how they are integrated into the interpersonal, small group/team, and presentational speaking contexts.
- Analyze and appropriately manage interpersonal conflict by using the five principles of human communication.
- Identify and describe appropriate adaptive messages in intercultural communication situations and demonstrate appropriate affective responses to intercultural communication interactions.
- Develop, organize, and deliver an informative presentation integrating the five principles into your presentation.
- Develop, organize, and deliver a persuasive presentation integrating the five principles into your presentation.
COMM 1310 is offered in a large lecture/lab format or in a small class setting. Courses are offered at several times and days throughout the week. Below you will find commonly asked questions about COMM 1310 with answers.