Journalism, B.A./B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Journalism
Degree B.A./B.S.
Date Revised 2016

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and apply principles of ethics and law appropriate for professional practice.
  2. Understand the history and role of professionals and institutions in shaping communications.
  3. Understand and apply concepts and theories in the use of presentation of images and information.
  4. Conduct research appropriate to the communication professions in which they work.
  5. Understand the diversity of groups in a global society relationship with communications.
  6. Write correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate for audiences they serve.

Methods of Assessment

  • Law, Vocabulary, and Style Pre-Test (1, 3, 6)
  • Journalism Major Focus Groups (1-6)
  • Internship Portfolio Assessment (1, 3, 4, 6)
  • Writing-Intensive Course Assessment (1-6)
  • Law, Vocabulary, and Style Post-Test (1, 3, 6)

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