Departmental Student Learning Outcomes

Departmental Student Learning Outcomes

 

    Understand key concepts and theories in communication

    • To demonstrate understanding of key concepts and theories of message processing
    • To demonstrate understanding of key concepts and theories of social influence
    • To demonstrate understanding of key concepts and theories of relational communication
    • To demonstrate understanding of the relationship between culture and communication

     

    Apply the understanding of key concepts and theories in communication in a variety of contexts, including:

    • To demonstrate the ability to apply the understanding of key concepts and theories of message processing
    • To demonstrate the ability to apply the understanding of key concepts and theories of social influence
    • To demonstrate the ability to apply the understanding of key concepts and theories of relational communication
    • To demonstrate the ability to apply the understanding of the relationship between culture and communication


     

    Understand basic communication research concepts and processes, including:

    • To demonstrate understanding of the ethics involved in conducting human subjects research
    • To demonstrate understanding of basic library and Internet research
    • To demonstrate understanding of basic research design, data collection, and analysis
    • To demonstrate understanding of  the structure of basic research reports

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