2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Communication Studies (BA/BS)

51 credits

Common core requirements, 21 credits

COMM 201Exploration of Communication Studies

2

COMM 220Argumentation and Debate

3

COMM 240Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 290Intercultural Communication

3

COMM 320Persuasion

3

COMM 360Communication Theory

3

COMM 375Presentational Communication

3

COMM 401Communication Studies Senior Seminar

1

Complete one concentration

Interpersonal communication concentration, 30 credits

COMM 330Small Group Communication

3

COMM 335Communication and Health

3

COMM 370Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction

3

COMM 440Advanced Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 442Communication and Conflict Management

3

COMM 465Communication Research Methods

3

COMM directed electives

6 credits from COMM other than COMM 210, COMM 475

Outside directed electives, 6 credits from
CPSY 230Human Relationship Development

3

ECYF 250Family Relations

3

PSYS 313The Psychology of Human Adjustment

3

SOC 221Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 224Family and Society

3

SOC 235Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 242Social Problems

3

Total Credit Hours:51

Organizational communication concentration, 30 credits

COMM 351Organizational Communication

3

COMM 441Contemporary Issues in Organizational Communication

3

COMM 452Applied Organizational Communication

3

COMM 465Communication Research Methods

3

COMM 489Paid Professional Experience

1 TO 6

or

COMM 479Unpaid Professional Experience

1 TO 3

Directed electives, 6 credits from
COMM 251Business and Professional Communication

3

COMM 325Interviewing

3

COMM 330Small Group Communication

3

COMM 340Leadership Communication

3

COMM 442Communication and Conflict Management

3

6 credits from COMM other than COMM 210, COMM 475
Outside directed electives, 3 credits from
ECON 201Elementary Microeconomics

3

ENG 213Introduction to Digital Literacies

3

ENG 231Professional Writing

3

ENT 241The Entrepreneurial Experience

3

MGT 300Managing Behavior in Organizations

3

MKG 300Principles of Marketing

3

PSYS 373Industrial Psychology

3

SOC 329Work and Society

3

Total Credit Hours:51

Public communication concentration, 30 credits

COMM 310Communication and Democracy

3

COMM 322Communication and Popular Culture

3

COMM 385Rhetoric of Marginalized Voices

3

COMM 412Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

3

COMM 425Speechwriting

3

COMM 450Rhetoric and Advocacy

3

Directed electives

9 credits from COMM other than COMM 210, COMM 475

3 credits from
AHS 264Film Analysis

3

ANTH 342Anthropology of the United States

3

ENG 213Introduction to Digital Literacies

3

ENG 328Language and Gender

3

ENG 425Film Studies

3

ENG 435Issues in Rhetoric and Writing

3

HSC 180Principles of Community Health

3

HIST 240Introduction to Public History

3

HIST 301The United States and the Vietnam War

3

PHIL 200Symbolic Logic

3

PHIL 202Ethics

3

PHIL 203Social Philosophy

3

POLS 475Minority Group Politics

3

SOC 221Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 235Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 242Social Problems

3

Total Credit Hours:51