Communication Studies B.A. - Communication and Human Relationships

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

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 51-52

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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 Courses

12

Upper-Division Core Courses

6

Research

Upper-Division Writing

Comm & Human Relationships Concentration

30

Major Courses

Allied Courses

Additional Major Electives

Statistics Requirement

3-4

Total Hours

51-52


Lower-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking

3

COMX 115S

Introduction to Interpersonal Communications

3

COMX 220S

Introduction to Organizational Communication

3

COMX 240H

Introduction to Rhetorical Theory

3

Total Hours

12

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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

COMX 460

Research Methods

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Writing

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

COMX 347

Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism

COMX 413

Communication and Conflict-Writing

COMX 414

Communication in Personal Relationshps

COMX 421

Communication in Nonprofit Organizations

COMX 422

Communication and Technology

COMX 424

Risk, Crisis, and Communication

COMX 445

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory

COMX 447

Rhetorical Contruction of Women

COMX 449

Rhetoric of Women's Activism

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Communication & Human Relationships Concentration

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 30 total credits required.

Major Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete five of the following courses:

15

COMX 202S

Nonverbal Communication

COMX 311

Family Communication

COMX 380

Gender and Communication

COMX 412

Communication and Conflict

COMX 413

Communication and Conflict-Writing

COMX 414

Communication in Personal Relationshps

COMX 415

Intercultural Communication

COMX 485

Interaction and Well-being

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Allied Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete four of the following courses:

12

ANTY 220S

Culture & Society

ANTY 330X

Peoples and Cultures of World

ANTY 426

Culture, Health and Healing

ANTY 427

Anthropology of Gender

COUN 242S

Intimate Relationships

COUN 475

Forgiveness & Reconcilia

COUN 485

Counseling Theories

PSYX 230

Developmental Psychology

PSYX 233

Fund of Psychology of Aging

PSYX 345

Child & Adolescent Psych Disorders

PSYX 348

Psychology of Family Violence

PSYX 360

Social Psychology

PSYX 385

Psychology of Personality

S W 420

Child Abuse/Child Welfare

S W 455

Social Gerontology

SOCI 220S

Race, Gender & Class

SOCI 260S

Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

SOCI 275S

Gender and Society

SOCI 332

Sociology of the Family

SOCI 350

The Community

SOCI 382

Soc Psych and Social Structure

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Additional Major Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 additional COMX credits to achieve a total of 36.

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

EDU 421

Statistical Procedures in Educ

PSYX 222

Psychological Statistics

SOCI 202

Social Statistics

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-