Intercultural Communication

With every passing day our society becomes more and more diverse.  With these changes the need for people with specialized skills and knowledge in cross-cultural relations becomes essential for any organization.   In our Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Communication you will be challenged to understand the dynamics of cross-cultural communication that will help prepare you for such careers in national and international levels of Public Relations, Radio & TV, Journalism, and Community Development which will help empower you to transform your world.

About the Program

Key elements of the Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Communication is designed to be completed in four years (full-time). The first two years will introduce basic communication studies theory and practice, along with initial coursework in understanding diversity. The final two years, through research and focus on particular cultural phenomena, allows the student to develop more specific goals and plans in order to engage the culture in a way meaningful to him or her.

Key elements of the program include:

  1. Explain how communication gives meaning to all human behavior.
  2. Practice mindfulness and perspective-taking in contexts of diversity.
  3. Identify as a professional communicator and conduct oneself accordingly.
  4. Apply ethical principles to guide professional communications practice.
  5. Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
  6. Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
  7. Increase knowledge and perspective through an interdisciplinary approach to communication studies.
  8. Respond to contexts that shape practice.
  9. Contribute effective communications expertise to a variety of settings (interpersonal, group, organizational, public) through a variety of media: interpersonal, written, oral, electronic, mass.

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