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Intercultural Communication

An Interdisciplinary Major Housed in the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts

Chair: Dr. Brenda DeVore Marshall, bmarshl, x2290, Ford T105 
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Brenda DeVore Marshall, bmarshl, x2290, Ford T105 
First-Year Student Contacts: Dr. Janet Gupton, jgupton, x2293, Ford T108

GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

FALL SEMESTER:

  • INQS 125--Inquiry Seminar. 4 credits.
  • Modern Language course. To meet requirements for B.A. degree and study abroad. 4 credits.

FALL or SPRING SEMESTER

  • TCCA 130 Interpersonal Communication - An introduction to the study of face-to-face communication between individuals. 3 credits. (IS)  Offered each fall and spring semester.
  • TCCA 230 Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives - Theory and practice of human communication in a multicultural world. Focus on global perspectives. 3 credits. (IS or GP)  Offered each fall and spring semester. This course is recommended for students planning to study abroad.
  • ANT 111--Cultural-Social Anthropology - Anthropological study of culture and society. 4 credits. (IS or GP)
  • Modern Language course. To meet requirements for B.A. degree and study abroad. 4 credits

SPRING SEMESTER

  • Modern Language Course. Second course to meet requirements for B.A. degree and study abroad. 4 credits

GUIDELINES FOR SECOND-YEAR STUDENTS

FALL SEMESTER

  • TCCA 255 Foundational Theories and Communication - An introduction to communication and rhetorical theory focusing on how humans use symbols to interact with others. 3 credits. (UQ)  Offered fall semester only.

SPRING SEMESTER

  • TCCA 220 Performing Literature - Analysis and performance of selections from various literary genres. Focus on literature by U.S. minority authors. 3 credits. (CS or US)  Offered spring semester only.
  • TCCA 233 Multicultural Communication in the United States - Theory and practice of human communication in a multicultural world. Emphasis on dynamics of human interaction within and across co-cultures in the United states. 3 credits. (IS or US)  Offered spring semester only.

OTHER MAJOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION

  • Intercultural Communication majors should attend required majors conferences scheduled during the fall (group meeting) and spring (individual meetings) for advising information.
  • Due to the course rotation schedule in Communication Arts, it is important for prospective majors in Intercultural Communication to meet with a Communication Arts faculty member as early as possible in their Linfield career.