B.A. in Communication

Major Requirements/Communication (24 credits)
CO-100Introduction to Communication3
CO-155Media Literacy3
CO-220Public Speaking3
CO-224Introduction to Mass Communication3
CO-226Intercultural Communication3
CO-292Communication Research Methods3
CO-301Communication Theory3
CO-311Communication Ethics3
Cluster Requirements (28 credits)
Select one of the following clusters:28
Journalism and Public Relations
Introduction to Journalism
Introduction to Public Relations
Co-Curricular Practicum in Journalism
or CO-265
Co-Curricular Practicum in Public Relations
Newswriting
or CO-313
Public Relations Writing
Select 3 courses from the following Course Types: COJPW (Writing), COJPT (Theory)
Media Studies and Production
Radio Production
Introduction to Television Production
Co-Curricular Practicum in Radio
or CO-263
Co-Curricular Practicum in Television
Select 2 courses from Course Type: CORTP (Production)
Select 1 course from each of the following Course Types: CORTA (Act/Announce) and CORTW (Writing)
Select 2 courses from Course Type: CORTT (Theory)
Select one 300+ Level course from one of the following Course Types: CORTP, CORTA, CORTW, or CORTT
Communication Studies
Interpersonal Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Rhetoric and Persuasion
Seminar in Communication
Select one course from the following list:
Co-Curricular Practicum in MOCC
Co-Curricular Practicum in CommWorks
Co-Curricular Practicum in Service Learning
Select 3 courses from Course Type: COCST (Theory)
Select 2 courses from Course Type: COCSD (Delivery)
Interdisciplinary Requirements (6 credits)
HU-201Critical Discourse3
MA-105Mathematical Modeling in the Social Sciences3
Free Electives (31-37 credits)
Select 31-37 credits of free electives31-37
General Education Requirements (36-42 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-1050
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: TL (maybe fulfilled in major with CO-221)0-3
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Interdisciplinary Requirements with HU-2010
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language 13-6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Communications designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128

 Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Students must complete courses listed in MAJOR section and at least one CLUSTER in order to be considered for graduation.