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Cultural Studies

Introduction to Cultural Intelligences

Course number and section: 
CS 103
4 hours

This class addresses the questions:  What is culture?  What is cultural intelligence?  How can you use this information to help you meet your objectives? What is your cultural style?  How you can you use the Myers-Briggs type indicator or Peterson Cultural style indicator?  What is your counterpart's cultural style?  How do you identify and use the differences in cultural style to avoid conflict and find common ground when building relationships? An evaluation criteria is introduced to provide a tool of understanding for all cultures.  The desired end-state will see a student who is aware of their basic cultural traits and those of the foreign culture they will be dealing with.  They will also be introduced to concepts of what to do to mitigate these differences and find common ground to build a relationship.