BA in Communication - Strategic Communication Emphasis

Students majoring in communication must maintain a 2.500 grade point average (overall and in the major) and complete a minimum of 39 credit hours in communication, including 21 credit hours in the communication core. At least 18 credit hours must be in the following structured emphasis area.

Course Title Hours
Communication Core Courses
COMM 130Communication and Society3
or COMM 190 Introduction to Human Communication
COMM 301Writing for the Mass Audience3
COMM 325Speaking in Business and the Professions3
COMM 535Communication Analysis and Criticism3
COMM 305Visual Technologies3
or COMM 306 Introduction to Multimedia
Select two of the following:6
Communication Research and Inquiry
Communication Law and Responsibility
Historical and Theoretical Issues in Communication
Strategic Communication Emphasis Courses
Select five of the following:15
Interpersonal Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Argumentation & Advocacy
Introduction to Film Studies
Teamwork, Leadership and Group Communication
International and Intercultural Communication
Public Information Writing
Strategic Communication in Organizations
Issues in Corporate Communication
Seminar in Communication
Seminar in Communication
Select one additional course in consultation with and advisor3
Total Credit Hours39