Communication and Diversity Certificate (OCE Only)*
The program is offered only through Online and Continuing Education (OCE).
The Communication and Diversity Certificate offers students opportunities to gain knowledge about communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds in multiple settings. The curriculum includes a foundational course in interpersonal communication combined with courses focusing on communication within and across a variety of global and domestic cultural contexts. Students also complete an experiential learning component and select an elective from a discipline outside communication arts.
*This program is not currently accepting new students.
|COMM 130||INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|COMM 230||INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES||3|
|COMM 233||MULTICULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN THE UNITED STATES||3|
|COMM 332||GENDERED COMMUNICATION (ALSO LISTED AS GENS 332)||3|
|TACA 040||COMMUNITY SERVICE||1|
|or TACA 287||INTERNSHIP|
|Select 3-4 elective credits of the following:||3-4|
|GENDER ISSUES IN EDUCATION & SPORT|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Describe the process of human communication;
- Explain individual and cultural similarities and differences, including the ways in which diverse perspectives influence communication;
- Articulate one’s own cultural standpoint and how it affects one’s world view and communication;
- Adapt one’s communication to facilitate effective and inclusive interaction in diverse cultural contexts.