Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication


Students who complete an undergraduate program in Communication Studies will be able to:

  1. Identify some of the fundamental communication issues that our contemporary world face, and the ways in which the communication field approaches and interprets them.
  2. Remember the situated, contextual and historical nature of communication processes and practices.
  3. Identify the relationship between communication processes and practices and the construction and transformation of human identities, communities, and cultures.
  4. Assess, interpret and use communication research to apply and generate communication knowledge.
  5. Use communication skills and knowledge to produce messages, texts, campaigns, and projects.
  6. Formulate creative, culturally literate, and convincing oral, written, and multimodal arguments which are responsive to context and situation.
  7. See the crucial role that communication holds in advancing or deterring social justice.
  8. Apply communication knowledge and perform communication skills within different social contexts, such as interpersonal communication, group communication, intercultural communication, gender and communication, and traditional and new media platforms.