Course Description

Interpersonal Communication Competence, CMN 003V

Enrollment and waitlists for Fall Quarter 2022 will CLOSE – September 19, 2022.

Communication competence in professional settings. Managing face-to-face and virtual teams. Leadership, conflict management and negotiation skills. Communication in diverse organizations. Leveraging communication networks. Effective interviewing.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Davis, COMM

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
General Education: SocSci | SS.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)
Major Preparation: CMN 003 is a pre-major course for the following majors: Communication, Biological Systems Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; and Materials Science and Engineering.
Major Requirement: Major credit CMN 003 is one of three lower-division course options. One course is required for the major but the course does not count toward declaration of the major.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective Units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren- May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS; Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science; Muir: 1 course in a Social Science theme in "Language and Communication"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

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Course Creators

John Theobald
John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football League, the California wine industry, energy and water issues, public land use, and tourism. John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football ...

John Theobald has taught more than 250 courses since the 1990 - 1991 academic year. He has studied many aspects of media and public communication and is a former television news writer and commentator for various news organizations.  His course subjects include communication campaigns, globalization, and news policies and practices. He teaches first-year seminars on the National Football League, the California wine industry, energy and water issues, public land use, and tourism.

Jeanette Ruiz

Jeanette Ruiz is an Assistant Professor of Teaching for the Department of Communication at UC Davis and a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar. She specializes in strategic communication with a specific interest in emerging practices and concepts in digital and social media. In addition to her appointment in the Department of Communication, she has served as a human resources and public relations consultant for various nonprofit, managed health care, and finance organizations. Dr. Ruiz’s research focuses on public health communication and the Internet. She examines media advocacy campaigns in public health and has used network analysis and other methods to examine parental opposition to childhood vaccination. She has also focused on the globalization, structure and ownership concentration and regulation of the international Internet. Currently, she is interested in assessing issues of assessment and student accessibility and inclusivity in higher education. Her work has appeared in such journals as Vaccine, Social Network Analysis and Mining, System Sciences, and the Journal of International Communication. 

Jeanette Ruiz is an Assistant Professor of Teaching for the Department of Communication at UC Davis and a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar. She specializes in strategic communication with a specific interest in emerging practices and concepts in digital and social media. In addition to her appointment in the Department of Communication, she has served as a human resources and public relations ...

Jeanette Ruiz is an Assistant Professor of Teaching for the Department of Communication at UC Davis and a CAMPOS Faculty Scholar. She specializes in strategic communication with a specific interest in emerging practices and concepts in digital and social media. In addition to her appointment in the Department of Communication, she has served as a human resources and public relations consultant for various nonprofit, managed health care, and finance organizations. Dr. Ruiz’s research focuses on public health communication and the Internet. She examines media advocacy campaigns in public health and has used network analysis and other methods to examine parental opposition to childhood vaccination. She has also focused on the globalization, structure and ownership concentration and regulation of the international Internet. Currently, she is interested in assessing issues of assessment and student accessibility and inclusivity in higher education. Her work has appeared in such journals as Vaccine, Social Network Analysis and Mining, System Sciences, and the Journal of International Communication. 


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