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Vision and Mission Statement

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Communication Studies
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Master of Arts in Communication

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Vision Statement:

To excel in communication education by creating an open and collaborative environment that embraces innovation and integrity by providing both classroom and experiential learning opportunities with the goal of producing tomorrow's industry professionals, civic leaders, and lifelong learners who make a difference in diverse and global contexts.


Mission Statement:

The Department of Communications combines journalism, mass communications, and communication studies to create a theoretical, professional, and applied approach to communication within a liberal arts context so students use communication to enhance their personal, professional, and civic lives. The department offers a comprehensive program of coursework, extracurricular activities, and experiential learning opportunities to empower students to think critically, to act ethically, and to contribute to an increasingly global society.