BS Communication - Communication Studies

Fall 2020

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Communication
Concentration: Communication Studies

General Education Core Curriculum 

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I

Mathematics - 3 Hours from:

MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics I

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours from:

BIOL 1308 - General Biology (Non-Majors)

BIOL 1315 - Plants and Human Society (Non-Majors)

BIOL 2306 - Environmental Science

CHEM 1306 - Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences

CHEM 1308 - Biochemistry for Allied Health Sciences

CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I

CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II

GEOL 1390 - Introduction to Environmental and Physical Geology

PHYS 1305 - Elementary Physics I Lecture

PHYS 1307 - Elementary Physics II Lecture

PHYS 1311 -Introduction to Astronomy Lecture

SPSC 1301 - Space Exploration

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

DSDE 1374 - Intro to Deaf Studies

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2376 - African-American Literature

FREN 2312 - Intermediate French II

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

PHIL 2306 - Ethics

SPAN 2312 - Intermediate Spanish II

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation I

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1309 - Jazz History and Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours from:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social and Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours:

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours from:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

  • MATH 1342 - Statistics
  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non-Calculus)

Required Courses for Major

Communication Core - 30 Hours:

COMM 1307 - Introduction to Mass Communication

COMM 1311 - Introduction to Communication

COMM 1318 - Interpersonal communication

COMM 1373 - Media Writing

COMM 3301 - Intercultural Communication

 

COMM 4360 - Research Methods Communication

COMM 4390 - Communication Theory

One From:

  • COMM 3315 - Advanced Public Speaking

  • COMM 3340 - Interviewing

One From:

  • COMM 2335 - Argumentation and Critical Thinking
  • COMM 2341 - Performance Studies

One From:

  • COMM 3370 - Psychology of TV and Film
  • COMM 3375 - Film Theory
  • COMM 3378 - Pop Culture Theories

Communication Studies Courses - 33 Hours:

COMM 3320 - Communicating in Families

COMM 3390 - Conflict Management and Small Group Communication

COMM 4301 - Rhetorical theory and Criticism

COMM 4320 - Nonverbal Communication

COMM 4340 - Organizational communication

COMM 4350 - Corporate Training and Development

COMM 4381 - Political Communication

COMM 4383 - Persuasion

Two From

  • COMM 2362 - Introduction to Public Relations
  • COMM 2371 - Advertising Principals and Practices
  • COMM 2372 - Edit/Copyread
  • COMM 3330 - Feature Writing
  • COMM 3345 - Race, Gender and Media
  • COMM 3350 - Sports Communication, Media and Popular Culture
  • COMM 3365 - Corporate Video Production
  • COMM 4302 - Exploring and Communicating Forgiveness
  • COMM 4310 - Communication Law
  • COMM 4361 - Communication Internship
  • COMM 4365 - New Media and Publishing on Web
  • COMM 4395 - Studies in Communication
  • COMM 4396 - Studies in Media
  • COMM 4397 - Media Projects

Capstone

COMM 4300 - Communication Problems

General Electives - 15 Hours:

Students may select a minor, or choose electives approved by their advisor

Hours

120