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COM 622 - Difference and Communication

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

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 (such as culture, nationality, race, and gender).
3. analyze how power and control of social identity categories are constructed through communication.
4. compare the role of historical, political, and religious factors in creating social identity category stereotypes and perceptions.
5. analyze and write a research paper on communication and difference.


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