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2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies, B.A.


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Communication Studies


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: CMST 1150 ; First course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 3: CMST 2060 ; Second course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: CMST 2010 /CMST 2064  or CMST 2040 ; General Education Analytical Reasoning.
SEMESTER 5: CMST 2010 /CMST 2064  or CMST 2040 

Majors in Communication Studies must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of approved electives in the department. At least 12 of these hours must be numbered 3000 or above. Students should contact the undergraduate advisor to decide on a program of approved electives; see the CMST website for suggestions on topical foci. Twelve hours of core courses are required: CMST 1150 ; CMST 2060 ; CMST 2010  or CMST 2064 ; and CMST 2040 .

Consult “Degree Requirements of the College ” for specific instructions regarding electives and foreign language requirements. Consult the “General Education ” section of the catalog for the university’s general education requirements.

The department requires that the two course sequence in natural science be accompanied by two hours of corresponding labs.

The departmental computer literacy requirement is satisfied by taking LIS 1001 .

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 13-14


Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16-15


Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 13-14


Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15


Semester 5


 CRITICAL: CMST 2010 /CMST 2064  or CMST 2040 

  • Approved CMST Electives (6)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)

Total Semester Hours: 15


Semester 6


  • Approved CMST Electives (6)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Electives (5)

Total Semester Hours: 17


Semester 7


  • Approved CMST Electives (6)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • Approved Electives (6)

Total Semester Hours: 15


Semester 8


  • Approved CMST Electives (6)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • Approved Electives (6)

Total Semester Hours: 15


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - For General Education Natural Sciences, both physical & life sciences must be taken: six hours in a physical/life sciences SEQUENCE and two hours lab credit associated with the sequence chosen; three hours in an area (phys/life) not previously selected.

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