Communication and Human Relationships

Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies; Comm & Human Relationships Concentration

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 48

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: To graduate with a degree in Communication Studies, the student must complete 36 COMX  credits with 18 of those credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Students must also complete an approved statistics course. For the Human Relationships concentration, students must complete an additional 12 credits in Allied courses to reach 48 total degree credits. A maximum of 6 credits in COMX 312  and a maximum of 6 credits in COMX 398 may count toward a major in communication studies.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower Division Core Courses12
Upper Division Core Courses6
Research
Upper Division Writing
Comm & Human Relationships Option30
Major Courses
Allied Courses
Additional Major Electives
Statistics3-4
Total Hours51-52

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
COMX 115SIntroduction to Interpersonal Communications3
COMX 220SIntro to Organizational Comm3
COMX 240HIntro to Rhetorical Theory3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

6 Total Credits Required

Research

Rule: Must complete the following course

Note: Students taking COMX 460 in the fall or spring semester will also be required to take COMX 461. Those taking COMX 460 in summer are exempt from this requirement.

COMX 460Research Methods3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper Division Writing

Note: One of these courses is required to complete the upper division writing requirement in the major. This counts toward the total credits needed for the major.

Select one of the following:3
Rhetoric Nature & Environmtlsm
Comm & Conflict-Writing
Comm in Personal Relationshps
Comm in Non-Profit Organizatns
Communication and Technology
Risk Crisis & Comm
Rhetorical Criticism & Theory
Rhetorical Contruction of Women
Rhetoric of Women's Activism
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Comm & Human Relationships Option

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

30 Total Credits Required

Major Courses

Select at least five of the following:15
Nonverbal Communication
Family Communication
Gender and Communication
Communication and Conflict
Comm & Conflict-Writing
Comm in Personal Relationshps
Intercultural Communication
Communication and Health
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Allied Courses

Select at least four of the following:12
Anthropology of Gender
Intimate Relationships
Forgiveness & Reconcilia
Counseling Theories
Developmental Psychology
Fund of Psychology of Aging
Child & Adolescent Psych Dis
Psychology of Family Violence
Social Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Child Abuse/Child Welfare
Social Gerontology
Race, Gender & Class
Gender and Society
Juvenile Delinquency
Sociology of the Family
The Community
Soc Psych and Social Structure
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Major Electives

Rule: May take additional COMX courses to achieve 36 degree credits


Statistics

Select one of the following:3-4
Statistical Procedures in Educ
Psychological Statistics
Social Statistics
Introduction to Statistics
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-