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B.A. in Communications - Communication Studies Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Media)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
CMM 211 Introduction to Mass Communications (3)
CMM 212 Beginning Newswriting (3)
CIS 205 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3)
Or
CIS 210 Introduction to Computer Systems (3)
CMS 200 Voice and Diction (3)

Restricted Electives (9 Hours)
Restricted electives must be chosen in consultation with major adviser.

Communication Studies (33 Hours)
CMS 208 Introduction to Human Communication (3)
CMS 210 Interpersonal Communication (3)
CMS 325 Small Group Communication (3)
CMS 340 Theories of Persuasion (3)
CMS 425 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism (3)
CMS 490 Communication Studies Internship (3)
CMM 330 Ethical Issues in Mass Media (3)
CMM 402 Law of Communication (3)
CMM 404 Mass Media and Society (3)
Communication Studies Elective (6)

Minor Elective Courses (18 Hours)

Foreign Language (6 Hours)
Choose one language, either French or Spanish.

TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENTS (120-123 Hours)

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