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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theoria Technical College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Intercultural Communication (COMM-112)


90 hours.

Theoria Technical College, Carlsbad, California, and online throughout the United States.

September 2019 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to communicate across cultures; gain intercultural communication competence; understand cultural patterns; understand the impact of biases; understand verbal and nonverbal communication; and think about intercultural interaction and how to draw out intercultural potential.


In the modern age, the interactions between people of different countries and cultures are continually increasing in number. This course exposes students to the realm of intercultural communication and how to successfully navigate communication with people from different cultures. Students are prompted to think about not only surface-level cultural differences, but also deeper nuances that greatly impact communication. The course helps students reflect on the way they communicate with people from different cultures. Courses are taught throughout the year in eight periods. See the course calendar for exact dates. Prerequisite: Workplace Communication (COMM-101).

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English, Communication, or Diversity (9/22).