Communication Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 39-40

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

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 (3 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
Additional Major Electives18
Statistics Requirement3-4
Total Hours39-40

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
COMX 115SIntroduction to Interpersonal Communications3
COMX 220SIntroduction to Organizational Communication3
COMX 240HIntroduction to Rhetorical Theory3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 6 total credits required.

Research

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.

Complete the following course:
COMX 460Research Methods3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Writing

Complete one of the following courses:3
Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism
Communication and Conflict-Writing
Communication in Personal Relationshps
Communication in Nonprofit Organizations
Communication and Technology
Risk, Crisis, and Communication
Rhetorical Criticism and Theory
Rhetorical Contruction of Women
Rhetoric of Women's Activism
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Additional Major Electives

Complete 18 COMX credits to achieve a total of 36 COMX credits for the degree.18
Total Hours18
 

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-