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: 2019-2020

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

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Lower-Division Core Courses

12

Upper-Division Core Courses

6

Research

Upper-Division Writing

Additional Major Electives

18

Statistics Requirement

3-4

Total Hours

39-40


Lower-Division Core Courses

Course List

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

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

COMX 460

Research Methods

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Writing

Course List

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-


Additional Major Electives

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

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

18

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

Course List

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-