3.0 / Lower
The UExcel Interpersonal Communication examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, lower-level undergraduate course in interpersonal communication. The examination corresponds with course offerings such as Human Communication Dynamics, Relational Communication, Communication in Everyday Life, Principles of Interpersonal Communication, or Effective Communication. The examination measures knowledge of facts and terminology, understanding of concepts and theories (including verbal and non-verbal communication), relationship theories, challenges to effective interpersonal communication, and the ability to apply this knowledge and understanding in evaluating and improving aspects of interpersonal communication. (Multiple-choice examination)
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