Jun 19, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOSC4003 - Global Skills and Cultural Awareness

Credits: 3
This course is designed to help students learn to communicate effectively across borders, navigate cultural differences, and hone skills that will help them succeed on a global level. They will learn what it means to be culturally competent and culturally responsible. Hallmarks of cross-cultural communication are considered. Additionally, ways to harness the power of a diverse workforce along with suggestions on how to develop a global mindset are presented. Ethnocentrism and the challenges associated with it are examined. Students will leave the course with a better understanding of where they fit in the world on a global scale and practical steps they can take to improve their chances for success in the global economy.