Communication Studies

Student Learning Outcomes

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Communication Studies students at Washburn University upon graduation are expected to have met the following outcomes:

  1. Describe the purposes of communication in the 21st century.
  2. Analyze the needs and expectations of audiences.
  3. Create messages to achieve specific communication goals.
  4. Apply communication skills and theory to generate new insights into contemporary communication situations.
  5. Understand complexities such as race, gender, culture, and interpersonal history of communication situations.