The importance of developing student communication skills in a general education program is a focal point of each college and university accrediting agency in the United States. However, course directors and faculty frequently find themselves at the center of a controversy when trying to include a basic communication course in skill development in a general education program. This article develops a case for the inclusion of a basic communication course in a general education program.
Hugenberg, Lawrence W. and Moyer, Barbara S.
"A Commentary: The Basic Communication Course, General Education and Assessment,"
Basic Communication Course Annual: Vol. 9
, Article 14.
Available at: http://ecommons.udayton.edu/bcca/vol9/iss1/14