Contemporary Communication In A Diverse Society – com403 (3 credits)
The objective of this course is to focus on the dynamics of human communication across cultures and genders in a multicultural society.
Communication and Cultures
- Describe the stages of the communication process within a multicultural society.
- Evaluate the impact of technology on human communication across cultures.
- Identify different ways of communicating.
Communication and Racial or Ethnic Groups
- Analyze strategies to overcome communication barriers between racial or ethnic groups.
- Explain the importance of multicultural communication.
- Describe ways to promote effective multicultural communication.
Cultural Norms in Communication
- Evaluate how cultural norms affect communication within a multicultural society.
- Analyze the effect of prejudice and stereotypes on societal communication.
Communication and Conflict
- Explain solutions for conflict in communication.
- Analyze how individuals create co-cultures within a multicultural society.
- Describe how individuals identify with co-cultures within a multicultural society.
Multicultural Communication and Genders
- Compare communication styles between genders within a multicultural society.
- Identify barriers to interpersonal communication between genders in a multicultural environment.
- Analyze characteristics of effective multicultural communication between genders.
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