Communication Major

General Education Requirements (42 hours)

Written Communication 6 hrs
Course # Title Credits
ENG 103 English Composition I 3
ENG 113 English Composition II 3
Oral Communication 3 hrs
Course # Title Credits
SP 203 Effective Speaking 3
Social Sciences and Humanities* 12 hrs
Course # Title Credits
One English literature course 3
FLM 203 Film Appreciation 3
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology 3
One additional course from Social Science 3
* Must include 2 courses each from Social Science and Humanities, and be on the grid.
Mathematics and Science** 10 hrs
** Must include at least one math and one science course.
Other 11 hrs
Course # Title Credits
COM 123 History of the Media 3
COM 163 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Media and Society 3
Additional 2 hours of General Education 2

Program Requirements (48 hrs)

Communication Core 45 hrs
Course # Title Credits
COM 111 COM Practices / Professions Lab 1
COM 153 Principles of Public Relations 3
COM 183 Writing for the Media 3
COM 213 Business Communication 3
COM 233 Intercultural Communication 3
COM 243 Digital Media Creation 3
COM 253 Event Planning and Promotion 3
COM 263 Theories and Research in Communication 3
COM 293 Argumentation and Debate 3
COM 301 Campus Media Internship (take twice) 2
COM 343 Web Content Management 3
COM 353 PR Writing and Production 3
COM 363 Rhetoric and Persuasion 3
COM 383 Advanced Writing for the Media 3
COM 433 Media Law and Ethics 3
COM 453 PR Planning and Campaigns 3

Senior Studies (3 hrs)

Course # Title Credits
COM 4013 Senior Capstone Internship 3
Or take instead…
COM 4291 Senior Communication Proposal 2
Along with….
COM 4292 Senior Communication Project 1

Additional Requirements (30 hrs)

Course # Title Credits
UE 101 University Experience 1
free electives 29