Learning Outcomes

Communication Studies majors will…

  • Develop foundational knowledge of human communication
  • Apply human communication strategies in a diverse world
  • Evaluate and utilize evidence-based research
  • Cultivate communication competence

Assessment Measures

  • Alumni and graduating student surveys
  • Senior capstone research project (research proposal, final paper, and conference poster presentation)
  • Program curriculum consistent with the recommendations of the National Communication Association
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in courses that emphasize the application of relevant concepts and theories to an analysis of communication interactions at the interpersonal, small group, organizational, and intercultural levels
  • Completion of a service-learning group project that applies communication concepts and theories