COMC-253 - Intercultural Communication

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or COMC 101 or equivalent with instructor permission. Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus, Online Cost: $365.28 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/COMC253.pdf

This course explores the inherent relationship between culture, language and communication. The key concepts of study are identity, culture, assumptions and stereotypes, beliefs, value systems, and globalization. From theory to practice, students will investigate the impact of identity and context in intercultural interactions. The focus of this course is to help students develop meaningful strategies to communicate in today’s culturally diverse communities.