Programs in the Department of Communication

140 - Communication - BA

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. The student will demonstrate effective public speaking skills (Speech Comm and PR/ORG Comm areas)

2. Students will write effective and correct essays or research papers relevant to their fields (Speech Comm, PR/ORG Comm, and JOUR).

3. The student will create effective research products (Speech Comm, PR/ORG Comm, and JOUR areas)

4. Students will think critically (Speech Comm, PR/ORG Comm,JOUR, and RTV areas)

5. Students will complete the Conceptual Knowledge Exam in their area of concentration (Speech Comm, PR/ORG Comm,JOUR, and RTV areas), scoring at 70 percent or better

6. The student will write an effective and professional news story (PR/ORG Comm and JOUR areas)

7. The student will shoot effective and professional photographs (PR/ORG Comm and JOUR areas)

8. Students will layout and design media graphics packages (PR/ORG Comm and JOUR areas)

9. The student will produce a radio broadcast (RTV area)

10. Students will produce a televised news broadcast (RTV area)

11. The student will lead a video production (RTV area)

12. The student will write an effective and professional broadcast script (RTV area)

13. The student will create an internet-based media portfolio with pictures, text and embedded content (Speech Comm, PR/ORG Comm,JOUR, and RTV areas)