This course introduces students to the study of communication and culture. Students examine their own cultural identity and how it influences communication with others. Theories and concepts related to communication and culture are discussed including values, beliefs, norms, linguistic and nonverbal differences between cultures, cultural bias, ethnocentrism, globalization, and cultural adjustment. Moreover, major theories of intercultural communication will be discussed to help students build communication skills to improve intercultural communication, manage conflicts successfully and build intercultural relationships.
Recommended Prereq: COM100; ENG101.
IAI: MC 904
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