UT Dallas 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

COMM4351 - U.S. Culture and Communication

COMM 4351 U.S. Culture and Communication (3 semester credit hours) This interdisciplinary course examines the relationship between American culture and communication in terms of concepts and theories related to anthropology, communication, linguistics, psychology, and sociology. Topics covered include the characterization of culture; descriptions of American culture; the relationship between American culture and communication; and research about co-cultures, subcultures, and regional dialects. Prerequisites: (RHET 1302 and COMM 1311) or equivalent or instructor consent required. (3-0) R