Program Learning Objectives (PLOs) are the overarching core values and student responsibilities that reflect San José State University, and the national accreditation standards established by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

PLOs for Our Undergraduate Programs

Our commitment to student success is showcased in our four Program Learning Objectives.

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the diversity of groups in a global society in relationship to communications.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to think critically, creatively, and independently.
  3. Write correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate for the communication professions, audiences, and purposes they serve.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use tools and technologies appropriate for the communications profession in which they work.