Program Goals

  • Meet demands of regional students who wish to pursue a baccalaureate degree in communication studies
  • Foster a fundamental understanding of the communication process
  • Provide students with knowledge of the key communication principles, theories and research/scholarship that results in students becoming self-reflective, competent, ethical communicators; critical consumers of communication in a variety of contexts; a global perspective and critical reading/thinking skills
  • Provide opportunities for students to gain experience and knowledge in conducting communication studies research/scholarship
  • Provide opportunities for students to practice oral communication skills, both speaking and listening
  • Prepare students to contribute to their future education and work environments