The communication studies major emphasizes critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. Core courses provide students with a strong foundation in all aspects of human communication. Elective courses within the major allow students to design a program of study that meets their personal learning objectives and career goals.
Social Media Management
The major's 40 credit hour requirement must be taken from the following:
Twelve additional credit hours of communication studies courses (excluding COM 390, COM 392, COM 393, COM 394) with at least six credit hours at the 300 level or above, or one of the following concentrations in communication studies.
Media Production [MEPD]
Public Relations and Advertising [PRAD]
Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120
Example of the B.A. in Communication Studies over four years
The sample program listed is model for communication studies majors with or without a concentration. It does not reflect the expectations for all of the programs. Students should consult an advisor to obtain up-to-date program requirements and to formulate a degree plan.