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  Oct 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook

Communication, Communication and Culture Concentration, B.A.


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This concentration provides an overview of international, intercultural, and interpersonal communication models and strategies. Courses examine international issues and conflicts, emphasize intercultural awareness, explore ways relationships are structured by patterns of communication, and identify methods to help resolve and reconcile misunderstanding and estrangement. The goal is to involve students more directly with cultural interaction and experiences in preparation for work in culturally diverse contexts.

Requirements for the Communication Major - 45 Credits


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STUDENTS MUST ELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CONCENTRATIONS. In addition to the required courses for each concentration, students are required to take electives, one of which must bear a COMM designation. If the concentration requires three or more electives, one of the remaining electives may be chosen from the approved elective list from any of the other concentrations.

Communication and Culture - 18 Credits


Additional Graduation Requirements


All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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