UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

COMM3353 - Nonverbal Communication

COMM 3353 Nonverbal Communication (3 semester credit hours) This course reviews scientific research on nonverbal variables such as facial expressions, vocal characteristics, body positions, gestures, the environment, intercultural influences, and deception. Complementing this review is an examination of the use of nonverbal communication by practitioners in education, business, health care, and law enforcement. You will investigate nonverbal variables in real-life settings and assess the effect of your own nonverbal behavior upon others. Prerequisites: (RHET 1302 and COMM 1311) or instructor consent required. (3-0) Y