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COM 422 - Difference and Communication

(3 units) CO10, CO12
Survey of the impact of social identity difference including gender, race, sexuality, religion, socio-economic status, age, nationality, and ability on communication.

Prerequisite(s): COM 113 ; COM 212 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify how human difference impacts, enriches, and complicates life in interpersonal, organizational, familial, group, and other settings.
2. explain how communication functions differently across social categories.
3. analyze how power and control of social identity categories are constructed.
4. compare the role of historical, political, and religious factors in creating social identity category stereotypes and perceptions.


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