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Student Learning Outcomes

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All CMU baccalaureate graduates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, communication fluency, quantitative fluency, and specialized knowledge/applied learning.

In addition to these campus-wide student learning outcomes, Mass Communication graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply specific paradigms for critical thinking to mass communication. (Critical Thinking)
  2. Evaluate and apply diversity, objectivity, and balance to any form of mass communication. (Critical Thinking)
  3. Justify the decision for resolving moral or ethical mass communication dilemmas. (Specialized Knowledge)
  4. Write a compelling content that demonstrates proper grammar, well-organized facts, and story-telling techniques for a variety of media. (Communication Fluency)
  5. Determine validity of sources and research techniques. Additionally, they will be able to interpret data. (Quantitative Fluency)
  6. Identify specific examples of media evolution. (Specialized Knowledge)
  7. Evaluate mass communication theories and assess their use. (Specialized Knowledge)
  8. Demonstrate proper application of industry tools and techniques common to mass communication. (Applied Learning)
  9. Determine the best methods and strategies for developing a message. (Communication Fluency)