Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
The communication studies major is designed to prepare students for careers in communication consulting and analysis, speech writing, sales or organizational administration, as well as further graduate education in the areas of law, higher education and ministry. The major combines practical skill development with breadth of study in the discipline of communication. The degree is granted upon completion of 125 credits as specified in the catalog (40 credits must be in 3000- or 4000-level courses).
- Natural World mathematics course in core curriculum: MAT2055.
|COM1005||Introduction to Communication Studies||2|
|COM3106||Communication in Groups and Organizations||4|
|COM3835||Communication Careers Seminar||1|
|COM4105||Mass Media and Society (WCE, OCE)||4|
Communication Studies Required Courses:
|COM3105||Gender and Family Communication||4|
|COM4207||Global Communication and International Relations||4|
|COM4308||Communication Research Methods||4|
|SPE3176||Advanced Public Speaking and Speech Writing|
|Five enrollments selected from EMC, JOU, PRL, THE courses numbered 1625, 2625–2627, 2629, 4625–4627. 4629, at least two of which must be taken for credit.|
|Courses selected from the following||9–10 cr|
|COM4805 Special Topics in Communication is recommended|
|Choose from upper level courses with CMC, COM, EMC, JOU, PRL, SPE, THE prefix. Other courses may be applied with approval of department chairperson. Workshops do not apply.|
|Must achieve second semester of first-year language sequence or higher. See the catalog.|
Note: WCE=Written Communication Emphasis; OCE=Oral Communication Emphasis. See the catalog for explanation and prerequisites.