Apr 12, 2021  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies, B.A.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

(Formerly Speech Communications)

The Communication Studies curriculum provides an integrative view of communication and a critical understanding of the role of communication in culture and society. A student electing a major in Communication Studies will learn to speak eloquently, write effectively, interact cooperatively, listen empathically, argue persuasively and think critically.

The requirements for the major in Communication Studies include cognate courses consisting of related studies in Mass Communications. A student electing a major in Communication Studies has the option of choosing an academic minor.

The student must earn a grade of “C” or better in each course required in the major, including the University Capstone, COMM 4000 . A grade of “D” is non-progressive; the course must be repeated with a minimum grade of “C” before a student can progress to the next sequential course. A course transferred from another institution must show a grade of “C” or better.

A minimum of six hours of the Communication Studies electives must be completed at the 3000 or 4000 level.

12 Hours of Communication Studies Electives:


at least six hours of which must be at the 3000-4000 level

Total Hours 30


Freshman Year


Total Hours 30


Sophomore Year


Total Hours 28


Total Hours 30


Total Hours 32


Total hours for degree 120


Note:


*Communication Studies majors should see Core Curriculum  requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum section of the catalog.

Additional Information:


A student electing a major in Communication Studies has the option of choosing an academic minor.

Communication Studies majors and minors must participate in Forensics activities.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs