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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies Major, BA

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The communication studies major begins with a traditional liberal arts perspective, infuses an international/intercultural perspective, and then focuses on practical application of communication knowledge and skill. The major is intended for students who wish to be at home in a wide range of situations and cultures and who value the role of communication in creating effective relationships locally and globally. The major is also an effective foundation for advanced study (academic or professional). Students must complete the communication foundation courses prior to acceptance into the communication studies major.

Communication Foundation Core Requirements

Total Core Credits: 9

Media Requirement - Credits: 4

Select one (1) class from the following

Select one option of the following:

Study Abroad Option - Credits: 12

Twelve (12) pre-approved credits from participating international institution.


Non-Study Abroad Option - Credits: 12

Twelve (12) pre-approved credits, of which eight (8) must come from one of the following cognates:

Pre-approved upper division elective credits - Credits (5)

Student may choose any COM course with advisor approval.

Total Credits: 75

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