Intercultural Communication

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.

Our Intercultural Communication curriculum focuses on ethical practices as well as the convergence of traditional and new media.

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, Journalism, or Communication and Media.


Sample Courses:

  • Communication, Culture and Community
  • Gender Studies
  • Global Communication
  • Multiculturalism in the U.S.
  • Performance: Communication, Creativity, and the Body
  • Persuasion
  • Political and Social Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Urban Communication

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • Latino Media & Communication

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Advertising
  • Creative directing
  • Editing
  • Foreign correspondent
  • Intercultural and diversity trainer
  • International relations
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Social and human service provider
  • Writing
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