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Bachelor of Art in Communication



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Concentration: Communication and Culture

This concentration provides an overview of international, intercul-tural, 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 recon-cile misunderstanding and estrangement. The goal is to involve stu-dents more directly with cultural interaction and experiences in prepa-ration for work in culturally diverse contexts.

In addition to completing the required major core, students must also complete three of the following (9 credits):

COMM 0213 Global Film Studies
COMM 0220 Communication and Conflict
COMM 0222 Intercultural Communication
COMM 0225 Theory and Practice of International Conflict Resolution
COMM 0306 International Communication
COMM 0323 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 0350 Seminar in Global Media Studie

And, three of the following electives (9 credits):

COMM 0212 Film and Gender
COMM 0214 Topics in Film (when applicable)
COMM 0233 Documentary Film (when applicable)
COMM 0280 International Seminar
COMM 0316 Special Topics (when applicable)
COMM 0321 Political Communication
COMM/CRJU 0329 Crime and the Media
COMM 0340 Organizational Communication

EGST 0101 Intro to Comparative Ethnic Studies

PSYC 0318 Psych. of Interpersonal Relations and Communications
PSYC 0363 Cross-Cultural Psychology

SOCI 0200 Cultural Anthropology

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