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Course Description:

Examine the nature of humor and the uses of humor as a communication strategy in the workplace, whether office, hospital, or home. Consider the psychological and physiological benefits of humor and learn effective strategies for incorporating humor into workplace settings. Examine culture and gender considerations as well as appropriate uses of humor in communication situations. Assignments include a humor journal and a plan of action to incorporate humor into a recurring workplace situation.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 2
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1.

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