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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication

(120 semester hours)

Academic Major
  Hours
Communication 1311, 1335 3
Communication 1337, 2303, 2335, 2341, 2344 9
Communication 3321, 4311, 4351*, 4371 12
Communication (advanced) 9
Communication 4301 3
Other Requirements
  Hours
Communication 1315 3
Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1332, 1342, 2313 3
Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302, Music 1306, 1310, 1313,
Theatre 1310
3
English 1301, 1302 6
General Studies 1181 1
History 1301, 1302 6
Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331,
History 2311, 2312,
Honors 2305, Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306
3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331,
Philosophy 1301, 2306
3
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1405, 1411,
Geography 1301/1101, Geology 1403, 1404,
Physical Science 1315/1115, 1317/1117,
Physics 1303/1103, 1304/1104
8

Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 in a single modern language

12
Political Science 2305, 2306 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Agricultural Economics 2317,
Economics 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305, Psychology 2301, 2315,Sociology 1301, 1306
3
Minor
  Hours
Minor (9 hours advanced)
18
Electives
  Hours
Electives (advanced) 9

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

The above degree plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Communication requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

Communication specialization areas are designed to provide students with the opportunity to focus their studies in a particular area of the Communication discipline. However, these specialization areas do not constitute separate academic majors or degree programs

Specialization Areas

Advertising/Public Relations
  Hours

Communication 3321

3

Communication 3335

3

Communication 3342

3

Communication 4335

3

This specialization area requires Communication 2344 or 1337 as one of the three courses at the freshman/sophomore level in the major. 

Film and New Media
  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.