Bachelor of Science, Major in Communication Studies

Bachelor of Science, 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
MATH, STATS, or COSC elective3
Natural Sciences8
Major Core
COMS 1361Public Speaking3
COMS 2331Intro - Comm Theory & Research3
COMS 2386Interpersonal Communication3
COMS 4381Communication Theory3
Major Core
COMS Electives (Advanced)12
COMS Electives (Non-advanced)6
Minor
Minor (required)18
General Electives19
Total Hours120

Note

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

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area II 3
Component Area IX 1Component Area III 4
COMS 13613COMS 23313
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
HIST 130123HIST 130223
 14 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IV 3Component Area VII 3
COMS 23863Component Area IX 3
General Elective3MATH, STAT, or COSC Elective3
Natural Sciences 4Natural Sciences4
POLS 230533POLS 230633
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V 3COMS Advanced Elective3
COMS Advanced Elective3COMS Elective3
COMS Elective3COMS 43813
General Elective3Minor6
Minor3 
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
COMS Advanced Elective3Minor3
General Electives6General Electives7
Minor6COMS Advanced Elective3
 15 13
Total Hours: 120
1

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

2

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

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for 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.