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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAS 3760 - Diversity and Communication in the U.S.

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): CAS 1010 or CAS 1710 or permission of instructor

Description: This course examines the relationship between communication and cultural identity with emphasis on the application to four groups of color in the United States: African American, Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American.  The goal of the course is to broaden students’ perspectives of the power of communication to shape our lived experience and to expand students’ capacities to adapt ethically to a changing and diverse world.  Students will explore verbal and non-verbal differences and similarities across cultures and critique the communicative construction of ethnocentrism, bias, prejudice, and discrimination.

Note: Credit will be granted for only one prefix: CAS or HON.

General Studies: Social and Behavioral Sciences II

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

Cross Listed Course(s): HON 3760

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