This course is designed to develop critical inquiry skills around communication and meaning-making processes related to intercultural experiences, relationships and social justice. Students will develop a multi-level understanding of the complex role of communication in intercultural exchange, including key issues and theory and how they impact, and are impacted by, culture and ethnicity. This will include personal reflection on the student's experience with others and developing skills to bridge cultural divisions.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

CMNS 355 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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