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Course Descriptions

The Rose‑Hulman Master of Science in Engineering Management and Master of Engineering Management are designed for engineers who seek to deepen their technical background while acquiring solid, forward-looking management credentials. In our curricula, you'll find the management foundations of an MBA, but with added technical focus. We provide technology and business leaders a convenient fast track to the integration of management skills and critical technical knowledge.

EMGT 533 - Intercultural Communication

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

This course presents the Constructivist theory of communication and its application. The culture concept is applied at ethnic (~70%) organizational and interpersonal levels. The course balances theory and application and students write analysis of videos to apply course concepts. Students use Spradley’s Ethnoscience approach to conduct interviews and write an ethnography for their term paper. The course helps students to better: develop interpersonal relations, improve their interviewing skills, analyze cultures, and understand diversity across ethnic & gender differences. Concepts include: Culture Shock, Empathy, The Social Construction of Reality, Non-Verbal Communication, High & Low Context cultures, M-time & P-time cultures.