School of Arts and Sciences
Communication (B.A. or B.S.)
Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”
Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree.
Bachelor of Arts option – 6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language
Bachelor of Science option - natural sciences with lab (for a total of 11 semester hours of natural sciences)
- Upper Division – ENGL 3430 Professional Writing; PSYC 4318 Research Methods for the Social Sciences or MKTG 4311 Buyer Behavior NONP 4312 Public Policy and Quality of Life; PSYC 3315 Statistics for the Social Sciences; ENGL 3312 Grammar and Rhetoric; 9 semester hours of HUMA, HIST, or ENGL courses; ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language (B.S. option only).
Concentration/Specialization: 24 semester hours, including COMM 3318 Communication and Public Culture; COMM 4314 Intercultural Communication; COMM 4318 Mass Media Communication; and 18 semester hours, which can include up to 3 semester hours of lower division communication or speech classes.
Free electives - Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirement and the 54 semester hours of upper division courses.
These requirements are summarized in the following table:
|I. CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS
(42 total core hours required).
|College Math or higher||3||3|
II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
|ENGL 3430 Professional Writing||4||4|
|(B.S. Option Only) ENGL 3310 Intro. to the Study of Language||3||3|
|ENGL 3312 Grammar and Rhetoric||3||3|
| PSYC 4318 Research Methods for the Social Sciences
Or MKTG 4311 Buyer Behavior
|PSYC 3315 Statistics for Social Sciences||3||3|
|(for B.S. option) Additional Natural Science with Labs||5||5|
|(for B.A. option) Foreign Language (6 s.h. in same foreign language.)||6||6|
|Nine s.h. UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL||9||9|
B. Concentration / Specialization (24 s.h.)
|COMM 3318 Communication and Public Culture||3||3|
|COMM 4314 Intercultural Communication||3||3|
|COMM 4318 Mass Media Communication||3||3|
|COMM elective (LD/UD)||0-3||0-3|
|COMM electives (UD)||12-15||12-15|
III. FREE ELECTIVES – Additional hours to satisfy the minimum of 120 credit hours on the degree plan and any other minimums such as 54 upper division hours.
|* Total must be minimum of 120 semester hours with minimum 54 s.h.at upper division level.|