Courses in this area concentration look at the ways people communicate within and across different cultures. Communication is at the heart of cultural identity and expression, and it is through communication that cultures emerge, sustain themselves, and change.
The faculty listed below emphasize this area of study in their teaching and research, though most have additional areas of expertise. This list is not exhaustive, as many University of Washington faculty outside the Department of Communication also teach courses and conduct research in this area.
Graduate students who wish to learn more about communication and culture can enroll in the Department of Communication courses listed below. Students also typically enroll in other courses within and outside the Department, and students are welcome to develop programs of study that combine different area emphases.
|COM 513||Fieldwork Research Methods|
|COM 516||Descriptive and Analytic Comm Research Methods|
|COM 517||Survey Research|
|COM 520||Statistical Methods in Communication|
|COM 521||Advanced Statistical Methods in Communication|
|COM 524||Observational Rating and Coding|
|COM 537||Comm and Community|
|COM 554||Discourse and the Politics of Resistance|
|COM 564||Media, Myth, and Ritual|
|COM 566||Discourse and Sex/uality|
|COM 567||Ethnicity, Gender, and Comm|
|COM 570||Organizational Comm|
|COM 572||Comm, Identity, and Social Change|
|COM 578||Intercultural Comm|
|COM 580||Nonverbal Comm|
|COM 584||Ways of Speaking|