Learning Outcomes

The Global Media and Communication studies students develop and demonstrate competency in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and functions of traditional and new media
  • Demonstrate an ability to function as an effective communicator, writer, and spokesperson
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different media systems in the world and patterns of communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills to communicate across cultures and nations
  • Demonstrate an ability to use media and communication skills to address conflicts and misunderstandings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and ethical issues in media communication
  • Demonstrate abilities and skills in gathering, writing, and reporting news in foreign countries
  • Develop abilities to create effective media content
  • Demonstrate abilities to assess, use, and interpret information
  • Develop basic knowledge of at least one world language other than English.