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Communications Studies Curriculum

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Core Major Courses (Required of All Concentrations)

Course Number Course Name Credit
COM 104 Intro to Communication: Relational Communication 3
COM 105 Introduction to Communication: Mass Media 3
COM 120 Public Speaking 3
COM 222 Analysis of Argument and Discourse 3
COM 240 Persuasion 3
COM 260 Intercultural Communication 3
COM 280 Introduction to Communication Theory 3
COM 285 Introduction to Research Methods 3
COM 390 Seminar I: Advanced Research Methods 3
COM 490 Seminar II: Thesis 3
Subtotal Credit Hours 30

YOUR CHOICE OF CONCENTRATIONS:

Interpersonal/Organizational Communication Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit
COM 201 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 203 Leadership and Group Communication 3
COM 303 Organizational Communication 3
COM 304 Family Communication 3
COM 340 Conflict Management 3
Subtotal Credit Hours 24
Total Credit Hours 54

Choose three (3) Communication Studies electives, one of which must be COM 425, COM 435, or COM 44015

Media Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit
COM 108 Mass Media as Profession 3
COM 215 Writing for Media 3
COM 220 Art of Film 3
COM 315 Communication and Technology 3
COM 322 Mass Media and Cultural Studies 3
COM 495 Internship 15
Plus two (2) Communication Studies electives 6
Subtotal Credit Hours 24
Total Credit Hours 54

Rhetoric Concentration

Course Number Course Name Credit
COM 290 Rhetorical Theory- Classical to Middle Ages 3
COM 295 Rhetorical Theory- Renaissance to the Present 3
COM 300 Rhetorical Criticism 3
COM 370 Political Communication 3
COM 402 Advanced Rhetorical Criticism 3
Plus three(3) Communication Studies electives 9
Subtotal Credit Hours 24
Total Credit Hours 54

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