Jun 20, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog 

Communication - Communication Studies Emphasis, B.S.

General Education Requirement (33-35 Credits)

See General Education .

  • Core Course Requirements 13 credits (must take ENGL 2010  & MATH 1040 )
  • Knowledge Area Requirements 20-22 credits (must take COMM 1010  for Humanities Knowledge Area)

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)

See Experiential Education .

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)

B.S. Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement (12 credits)

* Note: Most or all of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Transfer students not majoring in a math or science field may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult a Student Success Advisor for details.

Communication Studies Curriculum Summary (42 Credits)

Core Menu (6 Credits)

Communication Studies Emphasis Electives (21 Credits)

In addition to the 21 core and required credits above, 21 department elective credits are required to complete the 42 required credits for the major. 

The following courses are possible electives for the Communication Studies Emphasis. See specific recommendations below for area concentrations.

Recommended Electives for Corporate and Strategic Communication Areas:

Please see advisor for additional information.

Recommended Electives for Interpersonal and Relational Communication Area:

Please see advisor for additional information.

Recommended Electives for Public Persuasion Communication Area:

Please see advisor for additional information.

Additional Recommended Electives

Additional recommended electives or any other communication courses not listed. 

  • COMM 4600 - Topics in Communication 3 Credit(s) (Variable Topics - Repeatable with different topic up to 9 credits toward major)
  • COMM 4890 - Internship in Communication 1 to 9 Credit(s) *

    * Maximum 3 internship credits toward major hours. See academic advisor. Credit for internship will not be given unless approved by advisor and department chair at the beginning of the semester.

Free Electives

  • Free Electives (includes completing BA/BA requirements) to complete 120 Credit degree.

Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120