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COM 315: UNDERSTANDING WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION IN A DIVERSE U.S. SOCIETY

Description
Understanding workplace communication in U.S. society requires an interdisciplinary approach in preparing students to developing an enlightened consideration of the complex and contextual nature of communication in organizations. The emphasis on community,culture and citizenship is designed to engage students using dynamic learning experiences such as debates and discussion over topics relevant to the role of communication and organizations in U.S. society.

Learning Outcome
• Demonstrate up-to-date knowledge about the new realities of the workforce, including demographic, legislation, and social policy trends in Kentucky, the U.S., and around the world;
• Understand interdisciplinary theories of cross-cultural differences in interpersonal relations and communication in the workplace;
• Develop critical thinking skills and synthesize research-based knowledge relevant to diversity and workplace communication issues which have a profound impact on U.S. society, both at the individual and collective level.