The Intercultural Communication program is an interdisciplinary degree program that focuses on understanding human communication across a variety of intercultural contexts. You will learn to express yourself well in oral and written communications and develop critical thinking skills about communication events.
The Intercultural Communication curriculum focuses on ethical practices as well as the convergence of traditional and new media. As an Intercultural Communication major, you will have the opportunity to take courses covering a broad range of topics, including:
- Communication, culture and community
- Environmental politics and rhetoric
- Gender studies
- Global communication
- Language and social interaction
- Multiculturalism in the U.S.
- Performance of literature
- Political and social communication
- Public speaking
- Rhetorical studies
- Urban communication
The College of Communication also offers a Latino Media and Communication concentration that focuses on developing awareness and an appreciation of Latino cultures in the U.S. Courses for the Latino Media and Communication concentration include those from DePaul’s Public Relations and Advertising, Intercultural Communication, Journalism, and Media and Cinema Studies departments.
We also offer combined bachelor's/master's degree programs, which allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years. You may choose to combine your bachelor's in Intercultural Communication degree with one of the following master's degree programs:
- Health Communication
- Media and Cinema Studies
- Organizational and Multicultural Communication
- Relational Communication