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BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR IN COMMUNICATION

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.

** See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements.

 

FALL
HOURS SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 MATH   Math Elective1 3
HIST 1301

The U.S. to 1877

3 HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3
    Natural Science* 4     Natural Science* 4
    General Elective 3     General Elective 3
Total 16   16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt
3
PSCI 2305 American National Govt 3 COMM   Communication2
3
COMM 3300 Communication&Meaning 3 COMM 3310 Methods of Inquiry
3
COMM   Communication2 3 COMM   Required COMM Elec3
3
    Minor Curriculum 3     Minor Curriculum**
3
            Activity or Wellness* 1
Total 15  
16
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
COMM   Required COMM Elec3 3 COMM 4340 Communication Ethics
3
COMM   Required COMM Elec3 3 COMM   Required COMM Elec3
3
COMM   Advanced Minor Curr** 3 COMM   Adv COMM Elec3
3
    Visual/Performing Arts* 3     Advanced Minor Curr**
3
    Soc/Behavioral Science* 3     Advance General Elec
3
    Advance General Elec
3
     
Total 18  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
COMM 4350 Internship 3 COMM 4360 Comm Theory&Prac
3
COMM   Adv COMM Elec3 3 COMM   Adv COMM Elec3
3
COMM   Adv COMM Elec3 3 COMM   Adv COMM Elec3
3
    Advanced Minor Curr** 3   Advanced Minor Curr**
3
    Advanced General Elec 3   Advance General Elec
3
Total 15  
15
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:     126
 
1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.

2Communication, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2311 or SPCH 1311.

3Required COMM electives, select 27 SCH from any remaining COMM courses, with at least 3 SCH from COMM 2331, 2332, 2333, 3331, 3332, 3333 or 3327 and at least 15 SCH from other COMM electives at the 3000-4000 level. COMM 3321 may be replaced with MGT 3320. Certain courses (COMM 3327, 3332, 3333, and 4330) may be taken more than once for credit within the degree program. See course descriptions.
 Note: A Concentration in Media Production will be earned if 18 SCH of the work done for the major are taken from COMM 2324, 2331, 2332, 2333, 3327, 3331, 3332, 3333, and 4330 (if subject is media production). Students desiring a Concentration in Media Production noted on their transcript must request it on their Application for Graduation.
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
 
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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