Equivalent: SPE 2290 (2009-2010)
Students are encouraged to take COM 1290 prior to taking this course. Given the dynamics of population change and global markets, this course will introduce students to the importance of intercultural communication. This course will define the variables of culture and show how each shape our perceptions of the world and the people in it. Other components to be covered are intercultural communication skills, language, stereotyping, emotional expression, nonverbal communication, power, gender, and identity. Application of intercultural communication in writing, presentation, and thought will be addressed.
GE Outcomes: Effective Communication, Global Understanding and Responsibility