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| |College of Humanities |
| |COMM/315 Version 2 |
| |Diversity Issues in Communication |

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to identify barriers to effective communication associated with racial, gender, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity in the workplace and in the community. Students will develop an understanding of why and how diversity issues influence effective communication. This course introduces techniques for improving written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills in response to diversity concerns.


Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Bucher, R. D. (2010). Diversity consciousness: Opening our minds to people, cultures, and opportunities (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

All electronic materials are available on the student

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