BA in Communication Studies
The mission of the Communication Studies program is to prepare students to pursue graduate studies in the field of Communication and related areas; to prepare students for careers in mass communications, public relations, government services, and other areas that require advanced communication skills and the use of specialized communication technology.
Students will be able to analyze the history of the professions and roles of institutions in shaping written, oral and visual communication.
Students will be able to write correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate for the communications professions, audiences and purposes they serve.
Students will be able to use a variety of techniques to analyze and identify the diversity of people and cultures.
Students will be able to discuss the significance and impact of mass communications in a global society.
Students will be able to apply tools and technologies appropriate for the communications professions in which they work.
Students will be able to critically evaluate their own work and that of others for accuracy and fairness, clarity, appropriate style and grammatical correctness.