Department of Communication Studies

Mission

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Mission

As communicators, all humans are part of an ongoing conversation. Communication is inevitable, irreversible, and continuous. The messages we send and receive shape our attitudes, build our relationships, and impact the environment in which we live. The mission of the Department of Communication and Theatre is to empower students with a meaningful Christian voice in the ongoing conversation of the world in which we live. We strive to meet this mission through, learning, growing, and serving.

Learning Informed by our Faith in Christ

  • Students will learn basic theory about the discipline of communication, organizational communication, media communication.

Growing in a Christ Centered Community

  • As students understand the process of communication, they will be challenged to use

communication competently in a variety of complex environmental and social contexts.

Serving in a Context of Christian Faith

  • Students will participate in the disciplines of Communication and Theatre in the collective community around them.

The Department of Communication and Theatre is committed to helping each student learn, grow, and serve so that they may contribute meaningfully to the ongoing conversation of all humans and seek to make an impact in the world through their communication abilities. The power to communicate is the power to transform our world one conversation at a time.

The mission of the department is carried out in our 3 majors:

  • Communication
  • Managerial and Organizational Communication (MOCM)
  • Media Communication

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