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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Intercultural Communication

This course analyzes the cultural factors and variables that influence human-communication choices and actions. It focuses on perception, language, reasoning, nonverbal messages, values, beliefs, attitudes, and rules. Students learn to identify the cultural principles and variables of communication so as to act effectively and responsibly when interacting with diverse persons in various contexts. C-ID COMM-150.

Subject: COMM
Course Number: 215
Section Number: 1327
Units: 3
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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: sarenivar@miracosta.edu
Office: SAN 604
Office hours: T&Th 9:00am-9:30am & 1:50pm-2:20pm
Phone: 760-757-2121 x7727
Instructor notes: This course meets completely online. There are no face-to-face sessions during this course. Along with the system requirements needed for all MiraCosta College online classes, students will need a microphone AND webcam to complete many assignments in this course (posting discussion boards and student presentations). The required textbook: Jandt, Fred E. An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community. 7th ed. Los Angeles, CA: Sage, 2013.

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