Communication Studies, B.A.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies is to produce Christian graduates who are adept at constructing ethical written and oral messages. They appraise and assess messages communicated by all forms of media, both popular and religious. They demonstrate analytical commentary in both theory and praxis of the communication studies discipline.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, students will be able to:

1.

Identify where communication theory/practice compliments, mirrors, and is informed by biblical values and content.

ULO-1
2.

Demonstrate analytical/evaluative skills in thinking and working through dilemmas and creative opportunities they will face in morally challenging industries and vocations.

ULO-1
3.

Identify basic communication theories with the ability to provide an answer and/or compelling evidence to anyone, both in their discipline and in terms of spiritual discernment.

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4.

Articulate basic communication theories with the ability to provide an answer and/or compelling evidence to anyone, both in their discipline and in terms of spiritual discernment.

ULO-2
5.

Describe how authentic spirituality and academic communication scholarship will result in social action, ministering service and opportunities to advocate justice for the marginalized in our society and the furtherance of God's Kingdom in this world.

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6.

Demonstrate abilities to exhibit excellence in preparation, presentation, and credibility, incorporating these in the specific craft.

ULO-3

Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

No Assessment Schedule is currently available for this program.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.

The Executive Summary is currently unavailable for this program.