Programs of Study in Communication
Program Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate understanding and the value of communication competence in public speaking, argumentation and critical discourse, and interpersonal communication as they pertain to personal and professional activities and contexts.
2. Articulate relevant theory and research in the contexts of their practical applications.
3. Recognize the social, cultural and historical significance of rhetoric and other communication phenomena.
4. Be prepared to pursue further professional or academic endeavors in one’s selected communication discipline.
48 credit hours (includes 9 credits from the prerequisite core) are required for the communication major. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required on major coursework, including the prerequisite core.
Areas of study include:
- Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
- Interpersonal Communication
- Organizational Communication
- Small Group Communication
- Intercultural Communication
- Negotiation and Mediation
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