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Degree Plan

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 Design Major Requirements

General Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
Sophomore Foreign Language

COMM DSGN General Requirements – 30 semester hours

DSGN 3320 – Advanced Typography
DSGN 3321 – Theories and Design
DSGN 3322 – Advanced Design
DSGN 4300 – Selected Topics in Design
DSGN 4310 – History of Design
DSGN 4312 – Digital Design
DSGN 4316 – Visual Communication
DSGN 4318 – Senior Seminar
DSGN 4320 – Design Internship
DSGN 4322 – Senior Portfolio

COMM DSGN UD Concentration/Specialization – 12 semester hours

12 s.h. of the following courses, (4 classes) COMM 4318, COMM 4330, GMNG 3310, GMNG 4316, GMNG 4318, HUMA 4312, HUMA 4313, HUMA 4314, HUMA 4315, HUMA 4317, MKTG 3303.
LD / UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 26 semester hours

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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.

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