Feb 19, 2020  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2018/Spring 2019) 
    
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ENGH 243 - Intercultural Communication

4 credits
This course explores the relationship between language, culture, and communication, inviting students to understand different verbal and nonverbal communication practices and expectations (including their own), identify barriers to communication, and strengthen their ability to communicate across cultures and cultures. Topics may include the impact of worldview and ethnocentrism; World Englishes and translation; the role of nonverbal cues; and the impact of educational context, culture shock, acculturation, and ethical issues.  Students will also explore research in nonverbal communication such as personal appearance, touch, space, body language, gestures, eye contact, use of time, facial expressions, olfaction, and body adornment/alteration.



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