The LSSU Dance program has provided me with excellent opportunities I could
not have received at any other university. My ultimate career goal is to obtain
a Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology and find alternative forms
of communication with my patients. The dance program has allowed me to
choreograph and produce works of art that incorporated sign language as well as
work with children of all ages. Because of these opportunities I am well prepared for
my future goals and am set apart from other students in a very competitive field.
College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences
School of Communication Studies and the Fine & Performing Arts
Communication Studies Department
The mission of the Communication Studies program at Lake Superior State University is to prepare students for both post-baccalaureate careers and graduate level study. Because the processes addressed by the program are basic to personal and professional success, it seeks to provide a practical foundation through both integrated study of theory and research, and through opportunities for application of such resources to practical problems. Students in the communication studies program are prepared to serve as competent practitioners in the performance, analysis, and leadership in professional communication activities.
Our course toward achievement of this is to:
Offer courses designed and taught to reflect current theory and research.
Provide the opportunity for close student/faculty collaboration.
Equip students with professional caliber conceptual tools for diagnosis and intervention on communication related problems their post-baccalaureate professional activities.
Provide opportunities for undergraduate research and related professional development.
Encourage the continued professional development of faculty.
Prepare students for careers in areas reliant upon the competencies cultivated in communication studies.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of the major areas of research and theory in communication studies.
Students will have the opportunity to cultivate and test their scholarly capacities in the field through both scholarly and applied opportunities.
Application of theory and research to solution of practical problems will be emphasized throughout the program.
History with minor in Geography
Novi & Cedarville, MI
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