The Department of Communication offers BA, MA, minor, and certificate programs designed to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. Our award-winning faculty members combine a passion for teaching with expertise in their field to bring communication issues to life across their classrooms and communities.

The department assesses its success in achieving this mission and its learning outcomes using the National Communication Association’s Learning Outcomes in Communication. The department's Outcomes Assessment Committee (OAC) enables the department to gauge annually how well it is meeting these learning goals.  More information