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Cross-Cultural Communication

Examines communication across cultures, including traditional and contemporary definitions of culture, culture and identity, how culture affects perception, variables that act as barriers to successful communication, nonverbal communication cues, theories of culture and theories of communication, dominant American cultural patterns, immigration and acculturation, cultures within cultures, and the lasting effects of contact on cultures.  Concepts are illustrated by examples from multiple cultures.

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Course Number:
WRLD 200
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