One hundred undergraduate communication programs listed in the NCA directory were examined in this investigation. The process involved gathering the university mission statement, departmental mission statement, program assessment plan, and program assessment evaluations. Results demonstrate that 98 institutions utilized mission statements, 81 departments provided mission statements, 18 departments made assessment plans available and the researchers obtained 4 assessment evaluations.
Allen, M., Bourhis, J., Burrell, N., Mukarram, A., Blight, M. G., Gross, C. M., Lambertz, M., & Anderson, C. J. E. (2015). Examining undergraduate communication degree programs: Mission statements, assessment plans, and assessment evaluations. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 34(2), 57-74.