The Communication Major


General Education Requirements:
 69 hours
  • OREN 101/102: 2 hours
  • PHED: 2 hours
  • Humanities: 19 hours
  • Foreign Language Requirement: 12 hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences: 18 hours
  • Natural Sciences/Mathematics/Computers Science: 16 hours
  • Free Electives: 12 hours
Major Requirements: 42 hours                                                                 

Communication 222, Introduction to Communication                                                                          

English 327, Public Speaking

English 209, Basic News Reporting

English 211, Advanced Composition for Communication Majors

English 203, Professional and Technical Writing, or English 204, Critical Reading and

Technical Writing

Computer Science 150, Introduction to Computer Science

Communication 223, Communication Theory

Communication 314, Interpersonal Communication

Communication 316, Group and Organizational Communication

Communication 411, Communication Ethics

Communication 418, Communication Research

Communication 420, Internship

Communication 320, Media, Culture, and Society, or Communication 405, Intercultural Communication

One of the following courses:

          Communication 322, Persuasive and Argumentative Discourse

          English 430, Film Studies

          Communication 324, Nonverbal Communication

          Communication 336, Special Topics in Communication

          Communication 450, Directed Study


TOTAL: 123 hours


 
    Curriculum Sheet      
         
    Freshman Year     
1st Semester  Cr.    2nd Semester   Cr. 
ENGL 101, English Composition I    ENGL 102, English Composition II 
HIST 103, World Civilization    HIST 104, World Civilization 
MATH 107, College Algebra and Trig.    Foreign Language 102 
Foreign Language 101   3     CSCI 100, Introduction to Computer Concepts/Applications 
OREN 100    OREN 101 
PHED    PHED 
FPAR or MUSC CORE Elective    Natural Science CORE Elective  3 
  17      17 
         
     Sophomore Year    
1st Semester  Cr.    2nd Semester  Cr. 
COMM 222, Introduction to Communication    COMM 223, Communication Theory 
ENGL 211, Advanced Comp. for Comm. Majors   ENGL 220, Principles of Speech  
Foreign Language 201    Foreign Language 202 
PHIL CORE Elective    Social/Behavioral Science CORE Elective 
Social/Behavioral Science CORE Elective    Natural Science CORE Elective  3 
CSCI 150, Intro. to Computer Science 3       
  18      15 
         
     Junior Year    
1st Semester  Cr.    2nd Semester    Cr.
ENGL 203 or 204 Technical Writing   COMM 314, Interpersonal Communication 
ENGL 327, Public Speaking   COMM 316, Group/Organizational Comm. 
ENGL 209, Basic News Reporting    Humanities Elective 
Social/Behavioral Science Elective    Social/Behavioral Science Elective 
Natural Science Elective    COMM 420, Internship 
  15      15 
         
     Senior Year    
1st Semester  Cr.    2nd Semester  Cr. 
COMM 418, Communication Research    COMM 411, Communication Ethics 
COMM 320, Media, Culture, and Society     Free Elective
  or     Free Elective
COMM 405, Intercultural Communication 3   Free Elective 3 
COMM Elective      
Humanities Elective      
Free Elective 3       
  14     12 
         

A minimum grade of "C" is required in ENGL 101/102 and all major courses.
Students must complete 12 hours in foreign language.
Six hours of the social/behavioral science electives must be in the same area.