Finding common ground
To help you better navigate diverse workplaces and populations, the intercultural communication and diversity track improves your understanding of communication similarities and differences among diverse groups and develops practical applications for applying your communication skills in those settings. This program explores practices, trends and difficulties that arise when people from different cultural backgrounds attempt to communicate and understand one another. The intercultural communication and diversity track also examines current theory and research on communication and culture, race, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability and other diversity issues.
Within the intercultural communication and diversity track, the primary areas of study include:
- Communication and culture
- Diversity in the workplace
- Gender and interpersonal communication
- Nonverbal communication and listening
- Public speaking
- Social movements
For a more detailed outline of the classes required for the intercultural communication and diversity track, please view the advising sheet.