As the U.S. workforce grows in its diversity, an understanding of how various cultures communicate is critical.
In the Intercultural Communication program, you will study theories and methods to develop an understanding of communication among and between various communities in the U.S. You will also learn to express yourself well in oral and written communications and develop critical thinking skills about communication events.
The Intercultural Communication curriculum focuses on ethical practices as well as the convergence of traditional and new media. As an Intercultural Communication major, you will have the opportunity to take a variety of courses covering a broad range of topics, or take courses that are closely related to your specific area of interest. Courses include:
- Communication, culture and community
- Environmental politics and rhetoric
- Global communication
- Multiculturalism in the U.S.
- Performance of literature
- Political and social communication
- Public speaking
- Urban communication