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Student Learning Outcomes of the Communication Studies Major

The Department of Communication Studies has designed an undergraduate curriculum that seeks to help students achieve three major learning outcomes:

  1. Theoretical competency is comprised of the knowledge, comprehension, and skills that relate to a student's competency in defining and applying theoretical concepts important to the field of Communication Studies as a discipline.
  2. Speaking competency is comprised of the knowledge and skills that relate to a student's competency in organization, content, and delivery.
  3. Information literacy is comprised of the knowledge and skills that relate to a student's competency in finding, selecting, and referencing appropriate information.

Each of these learning outcomes is described in greater detain in the undergraduate handbook.