This is the capstone course for students pursuing the bachelor's of science in communication. The course provides students with the opportunity to integrate and apply learning from their professional program of study in a comprehensive manner. Students will also assess the impact of their educational experiences on their ethical perspectives and critical thinking skills. Students will reflect on and evaluate their personal and professional growth in the study of communication, the benefits of lifelong learning, and the impact of these elements on their future.
Reflection, Evaluation, and Analysis – Capstone Project
Evaluate the practical application of communication theory in a professional setting.
Determine how to apply communication knowledge and theories in professional settings.
Identify professional applications for the communication degree program.
Analysis and Recommendation – Public Relations, Public Affairs, and Media
Recommend organizational communication strategies to address critical events.
Analyze the effect of critical events on communication within public relations, public affairs, and media.
Analysis and Creation – Training and Development
Predict the outcome of a communication training plan for an organization in crisis.
Design a communication training plan for an organization in crisis.
Identify communication training needs created by a critical event.
Analysis and Application – Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
Apply a theoretic perspective to a critical event resulting in a positive communication outcome.
Analyze the effect of critical events on interpersonal and intercultural communication.
Identify appropriate communication strategies for responding to a critical event.
Problem Identification – Concepts, Theories, Principles, and Practices
Integrate communication theories for the purpose of analysis in an organization.
Identify the people, tasks, and communication variables within an organization.
Assess an organization to establish the value of communication.
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