Bachelor of Arts Degree - Communication

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduate from this program will have demonstrated that they can:

  1. Develop and deliver effective and ethical speeches of informative, persuasive and ceremonial function. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, III, V, VI, and VII.)
  2. Use communication theories to analyze and evaluate public, interpersonal, group, intercultural and mediated interactions. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and V.)
  3. Participate in effective dyadic and group interpersonal communication to appropriately manage task objectives and social relationships. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, III, IV, V, and VII.)
  4. Use empathy and adaptation to initiate and develop effective interactions within and across varying cultures. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, IV, V, VI, and VII.)
  5. Articulate and apply theory and research for the study and practice of human communication. (This learning outcome addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, VI, and VII.)

Requirements

Communication Major


Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all required courses in this program.
COMM 100Orientation to Communication Studies

1

COMM 211Oral Interpretation

3

COMM 212Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 216Intercultural Communication

3

COMM 280Understanding Film and Television

3

COMM 308Argumentation

3

COMM 310Advanced Public Speaking

3

COMM 313Persuasion

3

COMM 317Organizational and Group Communication

3

COMM 320Contemporary Communication

3

COMM 411Professional Practices and Portfolio

3

 

COMM 497Communication Internship, Externship, Cooperative Education

1-6

Three Credits Required

 

Electives

6


Electives - Select additional COMM courses numbered above 200

Total Credit Hours: 40