Communication students will gain competencies that are in demand and directly applicable to the required skills that employees are searching for.

Learning to Know: Theoretical Concepts and Knowledge in Communication and Culture

Describe, use and critique the language, concepts, models and theories of communication; apply theory to practice.

Learning to Do: Communication Skills and Techniques

Develop the fundamental principles, processes, tools and techniques that are the underpinnings of effective communication.

Learning to Be: Self-Awareness and Global Citizenship

Develop positive interpersonal and intrapersonal interaction in a global context. 

Learning to Live Together: Interculturalism and Interdependence

Explore social responsibility and the code of ethics within which communications-related decisions are made; explore and apply the values of human diversity and interdependence within which the modern communicator functions.

Learning to Transform Oneself and Society: Systems Thinking, Inquiry, Framing and Creativity

Develop the capacity to research, analyze, assess, and solve problems or develop opportunities; recommend and implement effective solutions or strategies.

Additional Information

The Conference Board of Canada - Employability Skills Brochure 

Institute for the Future - Future Work Skills 2020