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Academics

Bachelor of Arts
Communication - Communication Studies

College of the Arts
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of the Arts and
the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:

Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Program Requirements Required Hours: 18

Take the following courses:
Foreign Language 1002
Foreign Language 2001

Select one of the following:
ENGL 2157 Writing for the English Major
ENGL 2158 Advanced Writing for the Non-English Major
Foreign Language 2002

Select three from the following four courses:

COMM 3256 Communication Theory
COMM 4000 Exit Assessment

Select one of the following:
COMM 3157 Qualitative Communication Research
COMM 3255 Communication Research

Area H Program Requirements Required Hours: 30
Select any 3000 or 4000 level communications courses.

Area I Program Requirements Required Hours: 24
General Electives

Total Hours Required: 123