Communication major in the Adult, Evening, and Online Program
The paths you can pursue with a degree in Communication are endless. Whether you’re looking to enhance your current position or advance your career in a new direction, you will gain essential knowledge through hands-on, real-world learning.
At Alverno, you’ll balance communication theory with practical spoken, written, and digital communication skills to become an innovative leader in whatever field you choose.
Outcomes for the Adult Evening and Online Communications Major
Creates and delivers messages that consider audience, context, form, style and intention. Frames and adapts her articulation of events, issues and ideas with awareness of cultural, social and political contexts.
Navigates changing technologies to critically analyze and ethically act in response to diverse needs. Applies principles of usability to design and implement applications, processes, products and systems.
Engages multiple imaginative strategies, appropriate technologies and effective communication techniques to express and interpret ideas. Pursues innovative uses for communication and information technologies to create purposeful solutions for individuals and groups.
Applies professional standards and acts with integrity when making decisions and when involving others in new initiatives. Imagines possibilities and pursues independent action to address emergent needs and complex challenges in professional and community contexts.
Demonstrates professionalism, mindfulness and leadership by adapting, integrating and synthesizing her learning in an ever-changing environment. Independently chooses effective learning strategies to develop and modify conceptual frameworks in communication and technology. Demonstrates independence in choosing, developing and modifying communication and technology frameworks.
|LDR-150||Women's Histry, Women's Leadership||4|
|LDR-250||Leading Effective Teams||4|
|LDR-300||Building Career: Leadership Context 1||4|
|LDR-400||Building Career: Leadership Context 2||4|
|General Education Requirements|
|GEAC-151||AEO Social Interaction Assessment||0|
|GEB-150||Learning, Edu & Training/Digital Era||4|
|GECM-135||Communication Ability Seminar 1||4|
|GEQL-130||Quantitative Literacy in Women's Lives||4|
|GEQL-160||Making Meaning With Data||4|
|GEA-200||Creativity Through the Arts||4|
|GECM-235||Communication Ability Seminar II||4|
|GES-250||The Sciences & Women||4|
|GECM-450||Adv Gen Ed Research & Communic Project||4|
|Communication Major in AEO|
|CMS-101||Introduction to Communication Studies||4|
|CMS-220||Listening With Intention||4|
|CMS-250||Writing for Change||4|
|CMS-340||Influence & Advocacy (or CMS Elective)||4|
|CMS-360||Argumentation & Logic||4|
|CMS-400||Communicating Across Cultures||4|
|CMS-499||Communication Studies Capstone||4|
|Take 24 credits of Electives||24|