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Department of

Communication Studies

Learning Goals and Outcomes

Communication Studies Student Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge:
Students should be able to:
1. describe, explain, and when applicable, apply, the concepts, models, methods and theories that span the breadth of the discipline.

Skills:
Students should be able to:
2. critically analyze and interpret messaging in all its manifestations.
3. construct and deliver effective oral, print, and electronic messages that exhibit clarity, organization, and stylistic mastery.

Values:
Students should be able to:
4. construct ethical judgments about communicating responsibly across social contexts.
5. develop cultural awareness, curiosity, and empathy while comparing and valuing culturally different others.