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MAJORS IN COMMUNICATION AND SPANISH

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 - The U.S. to 1877 3
MATH 1314 - College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 - Learning in a Global Context I 1
Life & Physical Science* 3
Life & Physical Science Lab* 1
Second Romance Language1 3
Total 17
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
MATH - Math Elective2 3
UNIV 1101 - Learning in a Global Context II 1
Life & Physical Science* 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Second Romance Language1 3
Total 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
COMM 3325 - Mass Communication 3
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
SPAN 3300 - Spanish Grammar&Comp 3
CAO III - Communication3 3
Language, Philosophy&Culture* 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
COMM 1326 - Journalistic Writing 3
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
SPAN 3305 - Adv Spanish Gram&Comp 3
Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
Creative Arts* 3
Total 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
COMM 3322 - Public Relations 3
COMM 3327 - Wrtg for Brdcast News 3
SPAN 3310 - Intro to Lit in Spanish 3
SPAN 4351 - Intro to Engl-Span Trans 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective4 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
COMM 3329 - Funds of Advertising 3
COMM 4320 - Trends in Intnl Comm 3
COMM 4340 - Communication Ethics 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective4 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective4 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
COMM 3310 - Methods of Inquiry 3
COMM 4360 - Comm Theory&Prac 3
SPAN 4398 - Creative Writing 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective4 3
General Elective5 2
Total 14
Spring Semester
CourseHours
COMM 4324 - Comparative Journalism 3
COMM 4350 - Internship6 3
SPAN 4330 - Spc Tpc Span Lit & Culture 3
SPAN - Adv SPAN Elective4 3
   
Total 12

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120

1Foreign Language, select 6 SCH of Portuguese or French
2Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
3Communication, select 3 SCH from COMM 1315 or ENGL 2311
4Spanish elective, select 15 SCH from any 3000-4000 level Spanish.
5General elective, 2 SCH at the 3000-4000 level from any discipline, except COMM and SPAN, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
6Internship, 3 SCH in organizations dealing with Hispanic clients and audiences such as Spanish TV stations, radio stations, corporate communication offices, public relations and advertising firms.

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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