Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications
Communication & Literature Department Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the Communication and Literature Department is to provide cross-disciplinary focused communication study that increases knowledge, develops skills, and promotes sensitivity toward others.


The goals of the department are to foster the ability of students to:

  • comprehend, analyze, and synthesize written material;
  • express concepts in writing;
  • apply a variety of revision and proofreading techniques;
  • express concepts orally;
  • comprehend nonverbal communication;
  • communicate in a team atmosphere;
  • apply active listening skills;
  • utilize resource materials to support opinions;
  • demonstrate systematic planning skills;
  • apply time management skills.

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