Goals for Student Learning in the Major

Upon graduation students should posses the following knowledge and abilities:

  • Knowledge. Students will be able to:
    • Describe the major paradigms, theories, concepts, and subfields within the discipline.
    • Discuss non-Western and alternative communication perspectives.
  • Performance Skills. Students will be able to:
    • Make effective public or professional presentations.
    • Demonstrate interpersonal communication competence.
    • Participate in group discussions and facilitate dialogue.
    • Display sensitivity to the perspectives of others.
  • Capstone Paper or Project. Students will be able to:
    • Design, implement, and/or evaluate a research project, a communication intervention, or a campaign.