Academic Catalog

Communication Studies Major — B.A.


Communication Studies B.A. Major Requirements45
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 129-41
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

No more than two grades below a C (2.00) will be accepted in courses toward fulfilling requirements of the major.

Communication studies majors have many elective credits, and they are encouraged to select at least one 18- to 27-credit sequence outside the department as a minor concentration or cognate area.

CMST 11000Public Communication3
CMST 12000Comm, Culture, & Rhetoric3
CMST 14000Small Group Communication3
CMST 14900Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication3
CMST 21500Argumentation & Debate3
CMST 23000Analysis and Performance of Literature3
Applications in Communication Studies
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Health Communication
Advanced Public Communication
Folklore and Cultural Performances
Analysis and Performance of Prose
Group Performance of Literature
Analysis and Performance of Poetry
Gender and Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
Family Communication
CMST 389xx
Selected Topics in Communication Studies
Directed Readings
Seminar in Literary and Cultural Performances
Seminar in Interpersonal Communication
Communication and Social Influence
Internship: Communication Studies
Theories of Communication Sudies
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Classical Theories of Rhetoric
Modern and Contemporary Theories of Rhetoric
Language and Social Interaction
Research and Methods in Communication Studies3
Communication Studies Electives
CMST xxxxxElectives 16
Total Credits45