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Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes detail the knowledge, skills and abilities that you as a student will demonstrate upon successful completion of your program.


Successfully completing Communication courses prepares students for more effective one-to-one and group interactions within academic and professional settings—enabling them to better

  1. recognize nonverbal, verbal, and media communication reflecting particular perspectives on culture, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, etc.
  2. identify and practice interactive and facilitative roles with individuals and group members engaged in cooperative inquiry or work.
  3. engage critically and constructively in exchanging concepts and ideas, keeping discussions and presentations relevant and focused.
  4. adapt communication styles and media formats to the contexts and situations in which specific interactions occur.
  5. choose, organize, and develop in-person and / or media-based modalities and material for sharing concepts and ideas with individuals and within groups.

    Associated Degrees

    Program Coordinator
    Scott Ku
    (206) 934-4544

    Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Division

    IB 2312

    Division Contacts
    (206) 934-3709

    Mailing Address
    NSC Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Division
    9600 College Way N
    Seattle, WA 98103