What is the Communication Studies Program?
Within the Communication Studies major, students may elect one of four separate tracks: • Communication • Advertising • Theatre • Theatre-business Because the four tracks offered in the Communication Studies program have similarities as well as some significant differences, student learning outcomes may vary depending upon the track a student selects. The following three student learning outcomes provide broad-based goals for all four tracks in the degree program. • Students will communicate effectively in speaking and writing. Those who major in one of the communication tracks will become proficient delivering public presentations, working in group situations, interacting interpersonally, or performing in a dramatic venue. Students will also learn to write effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences. • Students will think logically and critically. Communication students should be proficient in the following: developing problem-solving approaches, conducting research, analyzing