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Intro to Intercultural Communication

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
COM 140* 3 0 0 3
Prerequisite

DRE-0980 or ENG-110

Corequisite

None

Description

This course introduces techniques of cultural research, definitions, functions, characteristics, and impacts of cultural differences in public address. Emphasis is placed on how diverse backgrounds influence the communication act and how cultural perceptions and experiences determine how one sends and receives messages. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles and skills needed to become effective in communicating outside one’s primary culture. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

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