Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Communication Studies and Theatre

First Advisor

Laurie Haleta


This study focused on interpersonal communication curriculum with regard to course content. The current study used a content analysis to evaluate interpersonal communication course syllabi from 18 public and private four-year universities in the Midwest. The research elicited assumptions about interpersonal communication, in terms of the role it has, the content, and it's importance in communication curriculum.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Interpersonal communication -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Middle West.
Interpersonal communication -- Study and teaching -- Curricula.


South Dakota State University



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