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COM140

Intro Intercultural Communication

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 communications.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00