Jul 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALS 2305 - Language, Culture, & Cross-Cult Inter

Credits: 3 hrs
The course will engage students in critical inquiry about the relationship between language and culture, which defines humans’ outlook on the world. Students will learn about diverse cultures and languages so that they acquire and integrative undertstanding of the shared human values across significant differences. Metathaphorically put, the course will hlp students ‘figure out the foreigners’ and ‘step out and fit in around the world.’ The course will focus on language universals, on communications by different societies, and on some effective strategies for appropriately addressing the challenges posed to cross-cultural communication by cultural and a course that satisfies some of WSSU’s general education requirements as well as an elective course for students majoring in elementary education with an academic concentrationin TESL. 
Pre-requisite(s): Students should be at least in their sophmore year. 
Student Learning Outcome: Written Communication
Area of Knowledge: Foreign Lang & Culture
Curricular Theme: Globalization