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Cross Cultural Leadership

This concentration is designed for students who seek a broad, multi-disciplinary approach toward careers in organizations with cross-cultural and international activities. This concentration allows the individual to selectively combine several disciplines to develop skills needed to function effectively in cross-cultural and global environments. Students use economic analysis to examine the nature of organizations operating within a global economy, develop the skills needed to manage people in diverse environments and think from multiple perspectives, and learn to analyze similarities and differences in verbal and non-verbal communication among different cultures as they relate to norms, values, and practices.

Concentration Course Requirements

Take one (1) of the following:

ATH 175 Peoples of the World (3)

COM 244 Introduction to Global Business (3)

HST 296 World History Since 1945 (3)

ITS 201 Introduction to International Studies (3)

POL 102 Politics and Global Issues (3)

Take two (2) of the following:

ATH 206/LAS 208 Introduction to Latin America (3)

ATH 305 Latin America: Anthropological Perspectives (3)

ATH 307 The Middle East: Anthropological Perspectives (3)

BWS/GEO/REL 209 Civilization of Africa (3)

GEO 207 Civilization of the Middle East (3)

HST 354 Modern Chinese History (3)

SOC/BWS 348 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)

ENG/BWS 336, 337, OR 338 (only one (1) of these can count) African American Writing (3)

ATH 358 Travelers, Migrants, and Refugees

*Take two (2) of the following:

COM 402 Cross Cultural Leadership Skills (3)

**STC 436 Intercultural Communication (3)

ECO 305 The Economics of Organization in a global Economy (3)

ATH 431 Anthropology and Global History (3)

**STC 428 Communication in Conflict Management (3)

*A course from this tier is required when this concentration is used as Concentration II.


**STC classes were previously known as COM