SP-213: Intercultural Communication (2A)
Course, prefix, number, & title: SP-213 Intercultural Communication (2A)
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3
Course Description in college catalog:
An exploration of multiculturalism and diversity, focusing on the communication process. Course is designed to help students develop intercultural competence in national and international settings.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Communicate effectively in various forms
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Course-specific student learning outcomes:
|Students will be able to recognize and describe marginalized groups of people|
|Students will be able to assess and categorize barriers in cross cultural communication|
|Students will be able define and list theories of cultural dimensions|
|Students will be able recognize and categorize situations of cross cultural conflict and formulate resolution|
|Students will be able to differentiate and assess barriers to intercultural communication and formulate activities to bypass them|
|Students will be able to assess and evaluate post-colonial systemic disparities|
Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:
- Midterm exam
- Self-assessment of group presentations
- Group presentations
- Final group presentation
- Research paper
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.