This course provides an overview of the role that cultural variables play on verbal and nonverbal communication. Students will develop a detailed understanding of their own culture and the characteristics of the four major cultural groups in the United States. Cultural variables related to speech, language, and swallowing that may affect service delivery when working with clients from diverse backgrounds across the lifespan will be emphasized.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00