PROGRAMS In The Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages

140 - Communication - BA Outcomes

  1. Students will create a well-written academic paper with appropriate documentation, structure and mechanics.
  2. Students will plan, create and deliver a professional speech.
  3. Students will demonstrate familiarity with major concepts and theoretical perspectives in the Communication field.

141 Journalism & Media Production BA Outcomes

  1. Students will produce effective, publishable, ethics-based, journalistic text media.
  2. Students will create and produce video media packages for Internet and traditional media outlets.
  3. Students will produce effective, publishable, ethics-based, journalistic visual media.
  4. Students will recall an array of foundation knowledge in Journalism and Media Production.

120 - English - BA Outcomes

  1. Students will think and read critically.
  2. Students will apply literary theory.
  3. Students are knowledgeable about literary movements.
  4. Students are knowledgeable about literary genres.
  5. Students are knowledgeable about the coding of diversity in literary texts.
  6. Students will write well, with an understanding of rhetorical situation.
  7. Students will write creatively, with competence in poetry and prose.

125 - English Education - BA Outcomes

  1. Candidates demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that specifically includes literature and multimedia texts as well as knowledge of the nature of adolescents as readers.
  2. Candidates demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that specifically includes language and writing as well as knowledge of adolescents as language users.
  3. Candidates plan instruction and design assessments for reading and the study of literature to promote learning for all students.
  4. Candidates plan instruction and design assessments for composing texts (i.e., oral, written, and visual) to promote learning for all students.
  5. Candidates plan, implement, assess, and reflect on research-based instruction that increases motivation and active student engagement, builds sustained learning of English language arts, and responds to diverse students’ context-based needs.
  6. Candidates demonstrate knowledge of how theories and research about social justice, diversity, equity, student identities, and schools as institutions can enhance students’ opportunities to learn in English Language Arts.
  7. Candidates are prepared to interact knowledgeably with students, families, and colleagues based on social needs and institutional roles, engage in leadership and/or collaborative roles in English Language Arts professional learning communities, and actively develop as professional educators.

185 - International Languages - BA Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate effective verbal skills in the language under study.
  2. Students will demonstrate effective reading skills in the language under study.
  3. Students will demonstrate effective comprehension skills in the language under study.
  4. Students will demonstrate effective writing skills in the language under study
  5. Students will demonstrate understanding of cultural norms, diversity, and historical precedent.
  6. Students will demonstrate effective critical thinking skills.
  7. Students will demonstrate effective research competency.

541 - Strategic Communication - AA Outcomes

  1. Students will write well, with a basic understanding of journalistic and rhetorical situation.
  2. Students will create video media content for Internet and traditional broadcast agencies.
  3. Students will create visual media content for Internet and print publications.
  4. Students will plan, create and deliver a professional speech.