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Current Communication Studies Major Requirements


Core Requirements (15 Hours) (Prerequisite classes are listed in parenthesis.)
COMM 200 Communication Foundations (COMM 145, ENG 100)
COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking (COMM 145)
(or) COMM 346 Persuasion (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 348 Interpersonal Communication (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 362 Organizational Communication (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 365 Intercultural Communication (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
 
Advanced Study in Communication (3 Hours)
Choose one elective:
COMM 440 Health Communication
COMM 448 Advanced Interpersonal Communication
COMM 450 Family Communication
COMM 451 Communication in the Digital Age
COMM 463 Advanced Intercultural Communication
 
Communication in Context (12 Hours)
Choose four electives. Only one course taken in this category may be taken at the 200-level and at least one course must be taken at the 400-level.
POP 201 Intro to Popular Culture Studies
AD 240 Advertising in a Digital World
PR 255 Fundamentals of Public Relations
COMM 315 Sport Communication
COMM 364 Crisis Communication (COMM 200)
COMM 374 Gender Communication
COMM 388 Seminar in Political Communication
COMM 440 Health Communication (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 448 Advanced Interpersonal Communication (COMM 348)
COMM 450 Family Communication (COMM 348)
COMM 451 Communication in the Digital Age (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 463 Advanced Intercultural Communication
 
Skills and Application (6 Hours)
Choose two electives. Only one taken in this category may be taken at the 200-level.
AD 210 Software Studio for Designers
COMM 212 Writing for Digital Text & Media (ENG 100)
(or) ENG 212 Writing for Digital Texts & Media (ENG 100)
COMM 240 Critical Listening
COMM 245 Argumentation & Debate
COMM 247 Voice and Diction
COMM 260 Organizational Interviewing
COMM 300 Communication Research Methods (MATH 109, COMM 200)
(or) PS 301 Research Methods in Political Science (Permission)
(or) SOCL 302 Social Research Methods
COMM 330 Leadership Communication
COMM 345 Advanced Public Speaking (COMM 145)
COMM 346 Persuasion (COMM 200 or ENG 300)
COMM 349 Small Group Communication
With departmental approval, students may opt to substitute one of the following course in fulfillment of an elective requirement:
COMM 400 Special Topics in Communication
COMM 415 Study Abroad in Communication
COMM 489 Internship in Communication
COMM 495 Independent Study in Communication

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 Last Modified 8/25/22