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Intercultural Communication (BA)

Communication students.
The Intercultural Communication program is an interdisciplinary degree program that focuses on understanding human communication across a variety of intercultural contexts. You will 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 courses covering a broad range of topics, including:

  • Communication, culture and community
  • Environmental politics and rhetoric
  • Gender studies
  • Global communication
  • Language and social interaction
  • Multiculturalism in the U.S.
  • Performance: Communication, Creativity, and the Body​
  • Persuasion
  • Political and social communication
  • Public speaking
  • Rhetorical studies
  • Urban communication

With this program, you may choose to concentrate in Latino Media & Communication. This concentration will teach you how to think critically about all aspects of media and communication, with a particular focus on Latino media and Latino communities.

We also offer combined bachelor's/master's degree programs, which allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years.