Enculturation and Language Learning

Course number: DEPS352 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


In this course students will learn the skills needed to work and serve effectively in cross-cultural settings. They will develop the cultural competency required to not only understand and respect cultural difference, but to move beyond them to get things done. The course seeks to assist global workers to appreciate cultural difference and learn how to experience cross-cultural life and service
as they flourish while working with others from diverse cultural backgrounds. An important dimension of enculturation is language learning strategies to generate a positive approach to this demand and skills to learn new languages will be introduced.