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Course Details

Course Code: COMM240 Course ID: 2895 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course develops interpersonal, group, and presentational communication skills that are applicable in personal and professional cross-cultural relationships, and focuses on differences in values, message systems, and communication rules across cultural boundaries and in multicultural settings.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Examine yourself as a cultural being and enhance self and other awareness about cultures.
  2. Apply an understanding of and sensitivity to a variety of cultural perspectives and be able to identify ways of understanding and appreciating cultural similarities and dealing with challenges that arise from cultural differences.
  3. Classify and interpret skills and knowledge that increase your intercultural communication competence.
  4. Identify barriers—racism, sexism, and systems of privilege—that arise from histories of colonization, exploitation, and discrimination, and learn ways to define, recognize and distinguish these inequities.
  5. Formulate a critical perspective on local/global issues by examining the historical and political dimensions of intercultural relations.

NameGrade %
Discussions 50.00 %
Week 1: Introductions 6.25 %
Week 2: Who Am I ? Evaluating our Identity on Many Levels 6.25 %
Week 3: Identity and Attribution in Intercultural Communication 6.25 %
Week 4: Cultural Identity and Interpersonal Communication 6.25 %
Week 5: Dialectics of Intercultural Communication 6.25 %
Week 6: The Experiential Learning Model 6.25 %
Week 7: The Workplace and Health Care 6.25 %
Week 8: Blockbusters and Cultural Imperialism 6.25 %
2 Short Essays 20.00 %
Week 2: Essay 1 10.00 %
Week 4: Essay 2 10.00 %
Abstract 10.00 %
Week 6: Article Evaluation 10.00 %
Final Paper 20.00 %
Week 8: Annotated Bibliography and Reflection 20.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Examine yourself as a cultural being and enhance self and other awareness about cultures.
  2. Apply an understanding of and sensitivity to a variety of cultural perspectives and be able to identify ways of understanding and appreciating cultural similarities and dealing with challenges that arise from cultural differences.
  3. Classify and interpret skills and knowledge that increase your intercultural communication competence.
  4. Identify barriers—racism, sexism, and systems of privilege—that arise from histories of colonization, exploitation, and discrimination, and learn ways to define, recognize and distinguish these inequities.
  5. Formulate a critical perspective on local/global issues by examining the historical and political dimensions of intercultural relations.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.