Interpersonal Communication
After completing her Communication degree, Emerald Dahozy '08, returned to her native Arizona to work with a local ministry that works to communicate the gospel of Jesus Christ in various languages and to various people groups, including Native Americans.

Interpersonal Communication

"We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak."
  -Epictetus, first century Greek philosopher (55-135 A.D.)

The Interpersonal Communication emphasis provides you with a comprehensive examination and understanding of communication in small groups and between individuals. The subtlety of communication demands that you be well-versed in the different processes and styles of communication. Whether by studying the cultural effects on interpersonal communication, or examining what qualifies effective interpretation, you'll explore the problems and solutions in communication management. 

Interpersonal Communication In the Christian University

Interpersonal Communication at CCU is taught by faculty who integrate faith and learning through careful study of relationships in a spiritual light. As one of the oldest, most versatile disciplines, effective communication is necessary in all areas of life and career. CCU's Interpersonal Communication emphasis equips you to communicate in both small and large groups, understanding human behavior and communication styles.
Course Catalog
Interesting Interpersonal Communication classes you might take:
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Family Psychology
  • Small Group Communication
What can you do with a degree in Interpersonal Communication?
  • Communication Training
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations



Susan Pahlau

Assistant Professor of Communication
School of Humanities and Sciences

In today's technologically-driven society of social media and pop culture, it is critical for students to learn how to integrate media literacy with a Christian worldview. I teach students how to see beyond the illusions and images in mediated images and rather use media as a positive tool to communicate God's message of hope to those in need.
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