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INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-140
Cross-Cultural Communication FA3 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Examines the impact of culture on communication, perception, thought patterns, values, and beliefs in order to better understand the behavior of individuals within different societies. Specific concerns include the dynamics of verbal and nonverbal communication; the relationship between dominant cultures and subcultures; ethnic, racial, class and other forms of diversity within countries and organizations; third-culture and multicultural persons; and the dynamics of cross-cultural adjustment. Usually offered every term. May be taken A-F only.