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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     Visual/Performing Arts*
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
  Soc/Behavioral Science* 3     Advanced Minor Curr**
3
  Advance General Elec 3     Advance General Elec
3
Total 15  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
COMM 4360 Comm Theory&Prac 3 COMM 4350 Internship
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    
Total 15  
12
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:     120
 
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, 3102, 3202, 3303, 3327, 3331, 3232/3132, 3233/3133 or 4330 (if the topic has a media focus) and at least 9 SCH from other COMM electives at the 3000-4000 level. COMM 4325 may be replaced with MGT 3320. Certain courses (COMM 3324, 3326, 3327, 3331, 3332, 3333, and 4330) may be taken more than once (when topics vary) for credit within the degree program. See course descriptions.
Note: A Concentration in Media Production will be earned if 15 SCH of the work done for the major are taken from COMM 2331, 3302, 3303, 3324, 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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