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Learning Goals for Undergraduates - Communication and Journalism

The Department of Communication and Journalism offers undergraduate degrees in Communication, Journalism, and Mass Communication.

Communication Majors will graduate with:

  • Oral communication proficiency
  • Written communication proficiency
  • Understanding diversity and communication issues
  • Understanding communication as an art and science

Journalism and Mass Communication Majors will graduate with an understanding of:

  • The structure and operation of the mass media
  • The social history of mass communication roles, technologies and processes
  • And practice of non-fiction writing styles in journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations
  • Legal issues related to mass communication
  • Mass media, ethics, politics, and economics and society


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