University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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WLL 280 - Developing Intercultural Competence

(3 unit) CO6
Introduction to concepts of culture and intercultural competence through a holistic approach by looking at cultures from around the globe and the application of those ideas to working in an intercultural setting.

Maximum units a student may earn: 3

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. define the basic principles within the fields of intercultural competence and communication (cognitive frame-shifting and behavioral code-shifting).
2. analyze one’s own cultural values, beliefs, and self-understanding.
3. articulate effects these personal cultural values have on one’s perception of cross-cultural awareness.
4. demonstrate awareness of and respect for diversities in cultural perspectives, behavior and languages (perspectives, practices, products) through completion of the Intercultural Development Inventory.
5. demonstrate an in-depth and multidimensional knowledge of a particular culture.

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