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COMM 012: Intercultural Communication

Course Description

This course highlights the importance of culture and how it constructs and creates verbal and nonverbal communication in global and domestic contexts. The emphasis is on the influence of culture, language, and social patterns on how members of cultures relate among themselves and with members of diverse groups. It is designed to help students appreciate and compare intercultural communication patterns within the larger context of American culture. It provides theoretical knowledge and practical application of effective communication within and between diverse cultural groups.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 905 or LRSV 941C
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: READ 053

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: F. Cultural Diversity
    D. Social Sciences: D1 - Social and Behavioral Sciences
    E. Lifelong Understanding and Development
  • CSU GE: Area D - Social Sciences
    Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 4 - Social and Behavioral Science
  • C-ID: COMM 150 - Intercultural Communication
Last Updated 10/14/22