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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication

(120 semester hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Communication 1311, 1335, 2330 3

Communication 1337, 2303, 2335, 2341, 2344

9

Communication 3321, 4311, 4351*, 4371

12

Communication 4301

3
Communication (specialization area or advanced COMM) 9-12
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours
Communication 1315 3

General Studies 1181

1

Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323
English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341,
History 2311, 2312, 2322,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306

3
Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312
in a single modern language
12
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor (6 hours advanced) 18
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives (3-6 hours must be advanced) 5-8

*For Film and New Media specialization, students may take COMM 3366 instead of COMM 4351.

Specialization Areas

Communication specialization areas and certificates are designed to provide students with the opportunity to focus their studies. Communication students may select to complete a certificate or specialization, or may select no specialization in order to study a variety of communication areas within their degree program.

Advertising/Public Relations
Courses Hours

Communication 3336

3

Communication 3337

3

Communication 4335

3

Communication 4337

3

This specialization area requires Communication 1337, 2330, and 2344, and the student is encouraged to take Mass Media 1318 or 2345 as an elective as part of the skills level coursework at the lower level.

Film and New Media
Courses Hours

Communication 3361

3

Communication 3366 or 4351

3

Communication 4338 or 4364

3

Communication 4365

3

This specialization area requires Communication 1337 as one of the three courses at the freshman/sophomore level in the major.

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