Ethical and Effective Communication
Understand communication theories and apply them to create and interpret messages and evaluate their ethics and effectiveness in diverse contexts.
Social and Cultural Analysis
Understand and evaluate how social identities including ethnicity, race, class, religion, gender, sexuality, and/or ability might influence [relate to] people’s lived experiences, their cultural production and practices, and the social problems that shape their contexts.
Engaged Creative Practice
Develop competency in creative practice, such as creative writing, journalism, and/or media projects and community storytelling that responds to a social issue and engages the public.
Apply inquiry based methods informed by humanistic traditions to investigate, interpret, and critique diverse ideas and text.