Dec 02, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 4100 - Cross-Cultural Communication


Analysis of processes and problems of communication as affected by national cultures; effects of differences in language, values, meaning, perception, and thought.

Requisites: Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate understanding of the reciprocal relationship between communication and culture.
  • Identify the beliefs, values, and knowledge systems that underlie cross-cultural communication practices.
  • Investigate problems in cross-cultural communication exchanges.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary theories that challenge traditional assumptions about cross-cultural communication practices.
  • Critically analyze incidents of cross-cultural communication in a variety of contexts.



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