Communications Details

Communication Program Mission Statement

To prepare students to be effective communicators in diverse settings of learning, work and service.

Communication Program Objectives

  • To convey ideas in a compelling manner to audiences through effective speaking, writing and technology skills
  • To analyze and critique messages in multiple contexts (i.e. advertising, media, public speaking, intercultural)
  • To practice conversational (or interpersonal) competence in varied relationships and settings (listening, conflict management, groups)
  • To formulate and support a global perspective in their understanding of communication

COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR

Communication by its nature is interdisciplinary. Consequently, Tabor College’s Communication program offers students an adaptable, interdisciplinary major that will best prepare them to be effective communicators in diverse settings of learning, work and service.

COMMUNICATIONS MINOR

A minor in Communications is designed to develop a variety of personal and professional communication skills, including understanding group and interpersonal dynamics, speaking more effectively, and writing more concisely and accurately. Students will find that a Communications minor complements most majors at Tabor College.