Communication

Program Requirements

Program Requirements
  • General requirements for baccalaureate degree.
  • Professional competence sequence (student must choose one of the following sequences):
Broadcasting:
  1. COM 200, 205, 210, 330, 361, 363, 384, 385, 387, 390, 497.
  2. Two of the following: COM 320, 340, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 380, 386
  3. Support courses: ART 395; one of the following: ENG 382, a foreign language course, a computer science course, or an MIS course

Journalism:

  1. COM 200, 205, 210, 330, 363, 380, 390, 395, 497
  2. Two of the following: COM 320, 340, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 361, 385, 386.
  3. Three hours of COM electives and three hours of newspaper practicum
  4. Support courses: ART 395; one of the following: ENG 382, a foreign language course, a computer science course, or an MIS course
  5. Complete a minor (or equivalent credit hours) in another field

 

Public Relations:
  1. COM 200, 205, 210, 330, 363, 381, 383, 390, 497
  2. Two of the following: COM 320, 340, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 361, 385, 386
  3. Three hours of COM electives.
  4. Support courses: ART 395; one of the following: ENG 382, a foreign language course, a computer science course, or an MIS course
Sports Communication:
  1. COM 200, 205, 210, 330, 346, 361, 363, 381, 383, 384, 385, 395, and 497
  2. Three hours chosen from COM 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, or 355
  3. SPM 263 or 264, SPM 430
  4. Support courses: ART 395; ENG 382; SPM 351 and 364

Professional Communication:

  1. COM 200, 205, 210, 330, 350 or 351, 363, 382, 395, 480, and 497.
  2. MKT 331, 338 and 362; ART 395, 490.
  3. Support courses: a foreign language course, a computer science or an MIS course.

 

  • A grade of "C" or better is required in all communication courses applicable to the major
  • Successful completion of all components of the assessment program as outlined in the handbook for Communication majors.
  • Requirements for a Minor
  • Core courses (nine hours): COM 200, 205, and 210
  • Professional competence sequence (choose one of the following sequences)
  • Broadcasting - COM 330, 384, and 385;Journalism - COM 330, 380, and 395
  • Public Relations - COM 330, 381, and 383
  • A grade of "C-" or better is required in all courses applicable to the minor

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