COMM 3720

COMM 3720

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

In an ever-globalizing economy it is vital for the next-generation of workforce to develop a global mentality, along with intercultural competence in communication. The course explores the meaning of "culture" and studies the numerous ways in which culture contributes to our understanding and practice of both verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication in various communicative contexts. Special attention will be given to management challenges in multinational corporations. The course also explores how the adoption and usage of information and communication technologies can help support and facilitate intercultural communication and collaboration.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AG)

  • Explain the nature, form, and function of culture.
  • Examine and interpret both the complexity and variety of styles and modes used to communicate across cultures.
  • Recognize the self as part of culture by seeing the impact of the students' own culture on their own behaviors, alongside the impact of culture on others' behaviors.
  • Identify, distinguish and explain social psychological factors that may influence differences in communication styles across cultures
  • Apply relevant social psychological theories to analyze real-life scenarios
  • Design, and propose solutions/intervention strategies to resolve problems/challenges in intercultural communication

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17162 COMM 3720   LEC 001