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BA Degree Plan

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Core Curriculum

10 - English 1301 & 1302 Composition – 6 semester hours

20 - Math 1314 College Math or Higher – 3 semester hours

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

 

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History 1301 & 1302 – 6 semester hours

70 - Political Science 2305 & 2306 – 6 semester hours

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Communication Major Requirements

Bachelor of Arts General Program Requirements – 28 semester hours

ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
Sophomore Foreign Language - 6 hours
PSCI 3350 - Research Methods
PSYC 4318 or MKGT 4311 – Research Methods or Buyer Behavior
ENGL 3312 – Grammar & Rhetoric
HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL
HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL
HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL

Communication Concentration/Specialization  – 27 semester hours

COMM 3310 – Introduction to Communication Theory
COMM 3311 – Organizational Communication
COMM 4314 – Intercultural Communication
COMM 4330 – New Media Theory
UD COMM Elective
UD COMM Elective
UD COMM Elective
UD COMM Elective
UD COMM Elective

LD / UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 23 semester hours

LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective
LD or UD Elective

 

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Notes

s.h. = semester hours
LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

Academic Advisors

Tess Locke

Tess Locke

Academic Advisor

Tess Locke

(361) 570-4364

Mark Ward

Communication Department

"Because good communication skills have greatly enriched my own personal and professional lives, I’m excited to teach these skills to my students."

- Mark Ward, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Communication

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