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Learning Outcomes

The following list of Learning Outcomes provides a broad overview of the skills and knowledge that students majoring in the department are expected acquire


Students should be able to:

Communication Skills

Prepare and deliver speeches and oral presentations effectively.

Write clearly, critically and persuasively.

Work and collaborate in teams toward a common goal.

Critical Thinking

Analyze and evaluate scholarly and/or professional communication literature.

Evaluate, select and use relevant and credible information from multiple sources.

Apply communication theories, concepts, or principles of best practice and research methods to study or solve communication issues and problems.

Analyze and evaluate the impacts of mediated communication on individuals and society.


Apply principles of academic integrity or professional integrity in communication research and/or professional practice.