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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
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SPC 208 - Intercultural Communications


Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3

Description: This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of “difference-based” communication–the study of face-to-face communication where significant cultural differences exist in values, perception, and verbal and nonverbal behavior.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100  and RDG 100 
Course Topics:
  • Cultural Identity
  • Cultural Lenses
  • Global Consciousness
  • Perspectives
  • Managing Cross-Culture Conflict
  • Multicultural Teaming
  • Bias
  • Power Dynamics

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • None

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze and assess the Students own culture.
  2. Identify and apply various intercultural communication theories and models.
  3. Identify various verbal and nonverbal communication uses and cultural variations.
  4. Design and produce cultural competence.
  5. Identify cultural prejudices, attitudes, and values.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024