The Department of Communication at Kennesaw State University prepares its graduates to be effective, life-long communicators, pro-active leaders, and scholarly practitioners who create, design, deliver, and interpret the meaning of messages in interpersonal, organizational, and societal contexts. Our graduates will be prepared to actively contribute to the continuously evolving local and global communities while adapting to the constantly changing technological environment.
The Department of Communication has developed and will continue to adapt a curriculum that prepares students for entry into the highly competitive, ever-changing communication professions. At the same time, the department remains vigilant of its obligation to create conscientious and committed professionals and citizens.
The department emphasizes the study of applied, theoretical and aesthetic dimensions of the communication process in culturally diverse settings, even as it supports the Institutional Mission of Kennesaw State University and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
It has established these primary goals as part of its mission:
The general learning outcomes for our Communication majors, based on the knowledge, skills and attitudes for the average graduate, are: