2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog

COM 271 - Small Group Communication

COM 2271.
Description: Examination of the principles and processes of group communication as a vehicle for solving problems, reaching decisions and making recommendations. Students will study and practice the theories, behaviors and processes of group communication.

Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Group communication theory
  2. Group and group processes
  3. Group concepts
  4. Group climate
  5. Decision making and problem solving theories and strategies
  6. Leadership theories and strategies
  7. Technology and teams

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply theories and principles of group communication. (1,2,7)
  2. Apply and identify group problem solving and decision making strategies. (5)
  3. Evaluate group processes and behavior. (2,4)
  4. Apply leadership and group participation skills. (3,6)
  5. Identify and apply available technologies for virtual meetings. (7)