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IICS515: Intercultural and International Communication Theory

Introduces contemporary and classic theories of intercultural communication, international communication, cross-cultural communication and development communication. Provides an overview of the development of these fields of study and introduces students to leading theorists. Immerses students in discussion of applicability of theoretical frameworks in professional and personal settings.
Course Credits: 3.0

IICS551: Organizational Communication and Culture

Analyzes organizational structures and management styles with a focus on culture. Considers areas of organizational communication such as crisis management, corporate image, identity, and reputation, organizational culture and culture change, leadership theories, social relationships and networks, communication audits, power and control in organizational life, conflict in organizations, ethics and values, and corporate social responsibility. Conducted through interactive lectures, case studies, discussions, and applied activities such as role playing and team presentations.
Course Credits: 3.0

ITAI: Introduction to Academic Integrity

The Introduction to Academic Integrity course illustrates academic integrity and plagiarism in real-life scenarios. A clear sense of academic honesty and responsibility is fundamental to good scholarship, and the integrity of university academic work and the degrees conferred by the university is dependent upon the honesty and soundness of the teacher-student learning relationship and of the evaluation process. Therefore, all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism, and other academic offences. The Introduction to Academic Integrity course serves as a helpful, interactive companion to the academic integrity policy and procedures outlined in the Student Policies & Procedures, which contains the policies and procedures that guide academic life at Royal Roads and support our mission as a university.
Course Credits: 0.0

PCOM635: Communication for Development and Social Change

Examines the historical perspective and contemporary issues, concepts and theories that have influenced the field of development communication since the mid-twentieth century. Focuses on the complex relationships between communication and socioeconomic development and the role that communication plays in promoting (or impeding) social change and development.
Course Credits: 3.0