Dec 04, 2021  
2014-2015 General Catalog 
    
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Communication - Communication Studies Emphasis, B.S.


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General Education Core


See General Education 

  • Core Course Requirements – must take ENGL 2010  16-17 credits
    • Quantitative Literacy Requirement – must take MATH 1040  Statistics
  • Knowledge Area Requirements – must take COMM 1010  in Humanities GE Knowledge Area 16 credits

University Requirements


NOTE: As of 7/12/2019, students pursuing this bachelor’s degree are no longer required to complete the Experiential Education Requirement courses for graduation.

Experiential Education Requirement - EDGE (1-3 Credits)


Complete One Track:

Original Project Track (3 Credits)


Students create a project of their own design 

Select Project Track (2 Credits)


Students select a project from the designated list 

Degree Requirements


BS Degree  Math or Science minimum requirement (12 credits)

Communication Studies Curriculum Summary


Core Menu (6 Credits)


Communication Studies Emphasis Electives


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.

The following courses are recommended electives for the Corporate and Strategic Communication areas.


Please see advisor for additional information

The following courses are recommended electives for the Interpersonal and Relational Communication area.


Please see advisor for additional information

The following courses are recommended electives for the Public Persuasion Communication area.


Please see advisor for additional information

Additional recommended electives


Additional recommended electives or any other communication courses not listed.

Note


(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.A. or B.S. degree: 120


Note


Students using “Communications Studies” as a composite with another communication emphasis must take the Communication Core (6) and the required courses (15) and at least three more credits in communication studies for a minimum of 24 credits in the area.

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