Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communication Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communication Studies
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
PHIL elective3
Fine Arts Course3
Foreign Language (one field)14
Major Core
COMS 1361Public Speaking3
COMS 2331Intro - Comm Theory & Research3
COMS 2386Interpersonal Communication3
COMS 4381Communication Theory3
Major
COMS Electives (Advanced)12
COMS Electives (Non-advanced)6
Minor
Minor (required)18
Electives10-19
Total Hours120

Note

Minor and elective hours should be chosen with the university requirement of 42 advanced hours in mind.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
COMS 13613COMS 23313
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
Foreign Language 141124Foreign Language 141224
HIST 130133HIST 130233
KINE 21151MATH 1314 or 13323
 14 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
Component Area IV 3Component Area IX 3
COMS 23863COMS Advanced Elective3
Foreign Language 23112, 43Foreign Language 23122, 43
POLS 230553POLS 230653
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
COMS Advanced Elective3COMS Advanced Elective3
COMS Elective3COMS Elective3
Fine Arts Course3COMS 43813
Minor3Minor6
PHIL Elective3 
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area VIII 3General Electives10
General Electives6Minor3
Minor6 
 15 13
Total Hours: 120
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communication).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

2

 Four courses in one language required.

4

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture).

5

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

Note:
Minor and elective hours should be chosen with the university requirement of 42 advanced hours in mind.