Arts & Sciences Communication Studies

Majors in Communication Studies will be able to:

  1. Develop the core competencies to advocate, negotiate, and relate across communicative contexts.
  2. Proficiently create, organize, convey, and evaluate messages.
  3. Understand and apply theories and methods of symbolic activity.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to recognize and develop a critical framework for making ethical choices surrounding communication.
  5. Showcase awareness of the complex nature of multiple communication contexts (such as public, interpersonal, group, organizational, intercultural).
  6. Recognize how message channels influence the communication process.
  7. Understand human diversity and the influence of diversity on communication.
  8. Demonstrate an ability to understand and critically evaluate historical, current and future social issues through a communicative perspective.


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