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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Jan 22, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMST 150 Intercultural Communication

5 credits
Students will gain exposure to various worldviews and improve their abilities to interact within cross-cultural settings through the development of appropriate communication strategies. This course combines theory and practice in communication in global communities.

Prerequisites: ENGL 099  

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe major concepts and issues of communication across cultures, both in domestic and international settings
  • Discuss the role values, behaviors, and beliefs play in the development of individual and group identities
  • Examine one’s own culture and communication styles and how they influence thinking and behavior
  • Develop effective communication skills for personal and professional situations
  • Access relevant information about cultures of interest and integrate into communication practice
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and the ability to communicate effectively with sensitivity in intercultural settings