Intercultural Communication - CST 229 at Mountain Gateway Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Explores human communication across cultural contexts and introduces the study of intercultural communication. Prepares students to communicate effectively within an increasingly multicultural world and globalized era. Develops understanding and analytical skills regarding communication across cultural contexts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

CST 229 is designed to examine human communication in varying cultures and explore the influence of communication upon culture as well as culture upon communication. The course delves into the theories and strategies of intercultural communication. The content of the course includes exploration into the process of communication and the shaping of messages across cultural contexts. Students examine how culture shapes the communication process as well as the differences in communication behavior across diverse cultural climates.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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