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  Sep 23, 2017
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies (BA)

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 Communication Department

Students must earn a GPA of 2.5 in the major and a minimum grade of “C” in 13-110, 13-310, and 13-413. At least 40% (48 hours) of the entire degree and 50% (20 hours) of courses in the major must consist of upper level coursework.

Requirements for the Major - Credits: 39

Students are required to complete a program of 39 credit hours, including a communication core. The balance of the program is defined for each student by selecting courses from several levels in consultation with the advisor. All students in the Communication Studies major must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 to enroll in COMM 310 and COMM 410, and to graduate with a Communication degree.

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires proficiency at the 103 level of a modern language or the equivalent.


Communication Studies Requirements - Credits: 9

Choose three of the following courses.

Communication Electives - Credits: 18

Choose any six additional communication courses. At least two courses must be 300 level or higher.

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