IICS560: Global Thought and Communication

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

May 31, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

Examines communication between divergent cultural value systems, across ethnic, racial, social, economic, and cultural barriers and how differing levels of technological adaptation and unequal power configurations affect intercultural and international communication. Considers the relation between information technology and the growth of global media systems and multinational corporations. Students analyze the role and significance of the rapid growth of multinational communication industries in shaping the modern world, with particular emphasis on the relationship between technology and the structures of power and control. Prerequisites: IICS 515, IICS 551.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
May 31, 2021 August 1, 2021 $2248.83 Online
May 9, 2022 July 24, 2022 TBD On Campus
September 12, 2022 December 18, 2022 TBD On Campus
February 27, 2023 May 14, 2023 TBD Online