2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

HCS 240 Interviewing

Practical approach to the information exchange process. Students participate in information-gathering/giving interviews, job placement interviews for both applicant and employer, survey interviews as a way of gathering research data, problem-solving interviews, persuasive interviews, performance evaluation interviews, and medical and counseling interviews. Emphasis on the strategies of writing quality questions, analysis of data, and appropriate responses to questions. Students also learn to write effective letters of application, resumes, and follow-up correspondence. Prerequisites: HCS 200 Human Communication Theory with a C or better.