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International Communication Concentration

To earn the International Communication Concentration transcript notation, a student must successfully complete a total of 18-20 credits of International / Intercultural studies courses, a maximum 9 credits of which may come from courses transferred into Temple, across 3 areas:

 

I. Common Course: Strategic Communication 3801: Intercultural Communication (3 credits)

Course Description: This course considers how culture influences communication processes by examining theories of intercultural communication and looking at many of the different processes that make up cultural difference.

 

II. Nine (9) credits of SMC International / Intercultural courses

CHOOSE FROM:

Advertising

  • ADV 3101: Creative Thinking for Advertising (Study Abroad sections only - London)
  • ADV 3185: Advertising Internship (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: London, Barcelona, Hong Kong)

Journalism

  • JRN 3254: International Reporting
  • JRN 3296: Travel Writing (Study Abroad sections only - London / Dublin)
  • JRN 3706: International News Communication
  • JRN 3751: Foreign Studies in Journalism (Study Abroad - London, Tokyo, Dublin, South Africa)
  • JRN 3885: Internship (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: London, Barcelona, Hong Kong)

Media Studies & Production

  • MSP 3296: Travel Writing (Study Abroad sections only - London / Dublin)
  • MSP 3471: Media and Cultural Differences
  • MSP 3572: Communication & Development
  • MSP 4453: Information Society
  • MSP 4496: Global Media
  • MSP 4571: Foreign Studies in BTMM (Study Abroad - London / Dublin)
  • MSP 4572: British Media and Telecommunication (Study Abroad - London)
  • MSP 4575: International Experience [course in development] (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: Barcelona, Hong Kong)
  • MSP 4785: Internship (Study Abroad sections only - London)

Strategic Communication

  • STRC 2672: Global Communication and Leadership
  • STRC 3385: Internship in Rhetoric and Public Advocacy (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: London, Barcelona, Hong Kong)
  • STRC 3585: Internship in Public Relations (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: London, Barcelona, Hong Kong)
  • STRC 3685: Internship in Organizational Leadership (International Internship only, through Study Abroad: London, Barcelona, Hong Kong)
  • STRC 3670: Special Topics in Organizational Leadership: Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

 

III. Six to eight (6-8) credits of International / Intercultural Electives from outside of SMC

CHOOSE FROM:

- Two sequential courses (e.g., 1001 and 1002) in any one foreign language

- OR any two of the following:

 

Art History

  • ARTH 1003: History of Art in Rome (Study Abroad - Rome)
  • ARTH 1155: Art Heritage of the Western World I
  • ARTH 1156: Art Heritage of the Western World II
  • ARTH 1801: Arts of Asia (Study Abroad - Japan)
  • ARTH 2001: European Crafts and Decorative Arts
  • ARTH 2102: Greek Mythology and Art
  • ARTH 2105: Roman Art and Archaeology
  • ARTH 2129: Greek & Roman Sculpture
  • ARTH 2135: Art and Culture of Rome (Study Abroad - Rome)
  • ARTH 2428: High and Late Baroque Art in Rome (Study Abroad - Rome)
  • ARTH 2431: Southern Baroque Art: Italy and Spain
  • ARTH 2432: Northern Baroque Art
  • ARTH 2622: Galleries and Studios of Rome (Study Abroad - Rome)
  • ARTH 2651: Symbolism, Dada, & Surrealism
  • ARTH 2815: Japanese Art (Study Abroad - Japan)

Asian Studies

  • ASST 1051: Pre-Modern Asia
  • ASST 1052: Modern Asia
  • ASST 1801: Chinese and Japanese Literature in Cultural Context
  • ASST 2011: Survey of Japanese Literature before 1868
  • ASST 2015: Tokyo in Literature and Film
  • ASST 2021: Japanese Literature in Film
  • ASST 2074: Geography of East and South Asia
  • ASST 2097: Asian Diaspora
  • ASST 2098: Japanese Popular Culture and its Literature
  • ASST 2238: Visual Anthropology of Modern Japan
  • ASST 2351: Japan in a Changing World
  • ASST 2367: South Asia: Peoples, Culture, Experiences
  • ASST 2373: Japanese Culture
  • ASST 2374: The Anthropology of Modern China
  • ASST 2511: Introduction to Asian Business
  • ASST 3011: Monks, Masters, and Magicians: Religion in Premodern Chinese Literature
  • ASST 3052: Environmental Problems in Asia
  • ASST 3247: Ideology and Social Change in Japan
  • ASST 3251: China: State and Society
  • ASST 3551: History of Vietnam
  • ASST 3696: Asian Women in Transition
  • ASST 4268: Indian Philosophy: In Introduction
  • ASST 4624: Modern Japan: Empire, War, Society

Film & Media Arts

  • FMA 4673: International Cinema

Geography & Urban Studies

  • GUS 1025: World Urban Patterns
  • GUS 1031: Geography of World Affairs
  • GUS 2032: Urban Systems in a Global Economy
  • GUS 2073: African Development
  • GUS 2074: East and South Asia
  • GUS 2121: Russian Cities
  • GUS 3076: Metropolitan Tokyo
  • GUS 4021: International Urbanization

History

  • HIST 2501: Introduction to East Asia: China
  • HIST 2502: Introduction to East Asia: Japan
  • HIST 2503: Introduction to Southeast Asia: Insular
  • HIST 2504: Introduction to Southeast Asia: Mainland
  • HIST 2511: Introduction to African History
  • HIST 2514: Introduction to Latin America
  • HIST 2515: Civilization and Modernity in the Caribbean
  • HIST 2516: Modern Islamic History
  • HIST 2611: Third World Issues through Film
  • HIST 3321: Irish History
  • HIST 3331: History of England
  • HIST 3362: Russia: Nationality and Empire
  • HIST 3363: Russia: Revolution, State, and Empire
  • HIST 3511: Southern Africa: A History
  • HIST 3521: The Chinese Revolution
  • HIST 3522: Contemporary China
  • HIST 3531: Modern India
  • HIST 3541: Japan Today
  • HIST 3542: Women and Society in Japan
  • HIST 3561: History of Brazil
  • HIST 3562: Contemporary Mexico
  • HIST 3565: Hist Latin Amer to 1930
  • HIST 3571: Israel: History, Politics and Society
  • HIST 3572: Modern Middle East
  • HIST 3675: Third World Women's Lives
  • HIST 3696: Asian Women in Transition
  • HIST 4698: Revolutionary Mexico
  • HIST 4896: Jews, Judaism, and the Modern World

Jewish Studies

  • JST 2408: Jewish Secularism/Jewish Civilization I
  • JST 2409: Jewish Secularism/Jewish Civilization II
  • JST 2706: Jewish Diaspora/Survey of Jewish History
  • JST 2797: Jewish Humor Past and Present
  • JST 3408: Israel in the Middle East
  • JST 3411: The Philosophies of Judaism
  • JST 3711: Israelis and Palestinians
  • JST 4896: Modern Jewish History

Latin American Studies

  • LAS 1001: Perspectives on Latin America
  • LAS 1022: Latin American Social Struggles
  • LAS 2101: Latin America through Film and Fiction
  • LAS 2231: Democracy in Latin America
  • LAS 2232: Politics of Development in Latin America
  • LAS 2361: Peoples of Latin America
  • LAS 2362: Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean
  • LAS 2502: Fundamentals of Latin American Business
  • LAS 2514: Historical Continuity and Social Change in Latin America
  • LAS 3267: Sociology of Music: Nation, Race, Class and Gender in Argentina and Brazil
  • LAS 3601: "Other Voices" in Latin American Literature
  • LAS 3602: Caribbean Literature and Culture
  • LAS 3702: African Religions and New World Culture
  • LAS 3801: African Culture in Brazil

Political Science

  • POLS 1201: Foreign Governments and Politics
  • POLS 1301: International Politics
  • POLS 2211: Contemporary Politics of Europe
  • POLS 2212: Eastern Europe, Russia and the West
  • POLS 2231: Comparative Political Systems in Latin America
  • POLS 2321: Politics of the Global Economy
  • POLS 2331: International Organization
  • POLS 2341: U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS 3212: British Government and Politics
  • POLS 3241: Mideast Politics
  • POLS 3252: East Asia and the United States
  • POLS 3265: International Environmental Policy
  • POLS 3331: Politics of the European Union
  • POLS 3332: Globalization: Politics and Political Economy
  • POLS 3396: The International Legal Order

Religion

  • REL 2002: Religion and Human Sexuality East & West
  • REL 2101: Religions of India
  • REL 2102: Introduction to Buddhism
  • REL 2201: Chinese Religions - Confucius to Mao
  • REL 2301: Introduction to Zen Buddhism
  • REL 2402: Foundations of Judaism
  • REL 2403: What is Judaism?
  • REL 2447: Kabbalah and Mysticism
  • REL 2606: Introduction to Islam
  • REL 2702: Religion in Contemporary Africa
  • REL 3201: I-Ching, Tao, and Ch'an/Zen
  • REL 3301: Japanese Religions
  • REL 3302: Japanese Buddhism
  • REL 3401: Modern Trends in Judaism
  • REL 3601: The Islamic State
  • REL 3602: Women in Islam
  • REL 3603: Islamic Mysticism
  • REL 3701: Traditional Religions of Africa

 

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