Jul 20, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
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COM* K202 - Intercultural Communication °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prequisite: ENG* K101  or its equivalent.
An introduction to the field of intercultural communication. This course is designed to increase awareness of the cultural self and to help develop greater competence in communicating across cultural lines. Topics covered include an introduction to the profound impact of culture on learning styles, language and non-verbal communication, cognitive styles, communication styles, and values. Cultural privilege and power will be explored, as well as processes for mediating intercultural conflict. Finally, the course will examine models of how people establish cultural identity and develop intercultural empathy. Throughout the course, examples will be drawn from cultures of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas to help the student gain a global understanding of the issues involved in intercultural communication.



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