Communication students will gain competencies that are indemand and directly applicable to the required skills that employees are searching for.
Learning to Know: Theoretical Concepts and Knowledge in Communication and Culture
Describe, use and critique the language, concepts, models and theories of communication; apply theory to practice.
Learning to Do: Communication Skills and Techniques
Develop the fundamental principles, processes, tools and techniques that are the underpinnings of effective communication.
Learning to Be: Self-Awareness and Global Citizenship
Develop positive interpersonal and intrapersonal interaction in a global context.
Learning to Live Together: Interculturalism and Interdependence
Explore social responsibility and the code of ethics within which communications-related decisions are made; explore and apply the values of human diversity and interdependence within which the modern communicator functions.
Learning to Transform Oneself and Society: Systems Thinking, Inquiry, Framing and Creativity
Develop the capacity to research, analyze, assess, and solve problems or develop opportunities; recommend and implement effective solutions or strategies.
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Institute for the Future