Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Communication Studies, B.A.

This program has been discontinued effective Fall 2019.  Students can no longer enroll in this program.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

B. Major Requirements (45 hours)

COM 200Interpersonal Communication

3

COM 201Intercultural Communication

3

ENGL 322Advanced English Grammar

3

JOUR 349Mass Media

3

JOUR 351Journalism I

3

JOUR 352Journalism II

3

JOUR 451Broadcast Journalism

3

MCOM 250Introduction to Broadcasting

3

MCOM 353Radio Production

3

MCOM 354Advanced Radio Production

3

MCOM 355Television Production

3

MCOM 356Advanced Television Production

3

MCOM 357Introduction to Public Relations

3

MCOM 400Print & Broadcast Management

3

MCOM 450Media Law and Ethics

3

C. Related Area Requirements (15 hours)

1. Related Area Core (15 hours)

SPCH 201Voice and Diction

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

MCOM 347Mass Communication Theory and Research

3

MCOM 498Internship

3-6

MCOM 499Broadcast Seminar

3

2. Related Area Electives (6 hours)

Select 2 consecutive courses from below.
SPAN 101Elementary Spanish

3

SPAN 102Elementary Spanish

3

FREN 101Elementary French

3

FREN 102Elementary French

3

LATN 101Introductory Latin

3

LATN 102Introductory Latin II

3

CHIN 101Introduction to Chinese I

3

CHIN 102Introduction to Chinese II

3

D. Concentration Requirements (0 hours)

E. Free Electives (19 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Communication Studies

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

Any approved foreign language

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - B

4

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Any approved foreign language

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - A

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year

First Semester

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

SPCH 201Voice and Diction

3

COM 200Interpersonal Communication

3

Free Elective

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

MCOM 250Introduction to Broadcasting

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

COM 201Intercultural Communication

3

Free Elective 1

1

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

JOUR 351Journalism I

3

MCOM 353Radio Production

3

MCOM 355Television Production

3

Free Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 322Advanced English Grammar

3

JOUR 349Mass Media

3

JOUR 352Journalism II

3

MCOM 354Advanced Radio Production

3

MCOM 356Advanced Television Production

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

MCOM 347Mass Communication Theory and Research

3

JOUR 451Broadcast Journalism

3

MCOM 400Print & Broadcast Management

3

MCOM 450Media Law and Ethics

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

MCOM 498Internship

3-6

MCOM 499Broadcast Seminar

3

MCOM 357Introduction to Public Relations

3

Free Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120